Prix de lausanne

International ballet competition from 1973
Jan 30th – Feb 6th, 2022
Finals: Feb 5th, 2022



Schools & companies chosen by the 2021 Prize Winners

The 6 Prize Winners of the Prix de Lausanne – Video Edition 2021 have chosen the school or company that they will be joining for the upcoming season! Discover their choices below: 1- António CASALINHO – Portugal Company chosen: To be confirmed / Apprenticeship offered by Oak Foundation 2- Luca ABDEL-NOUR – Egypt Company chosen: […]

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Photo exhibition

INCANDESCENT HEARTS Grand-Pont, Lausanne – From April 12th to 26th, 2021 Photographer, Nicolas Brodard, unintentionally chose thermal imaging to honour the carte blanche to document the 48th edition of the Prix de Lausanne, without anticipating the pandemic wave that followed. The thermograms presented here were captured between February 2nd and 8th, 2020, shortly before our society’s activities were shut down. The […]

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Summer Intensive 2021

The next Summer Intensive – European Preselection will take place from July 6th to 11th, 2021 at the Arsenic, in Lausanne. Registration is open until April 15th, 2021 (the deadline has been extended). To read more info and register > click here

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Prize Winners 2021

78 out of the 82 initially selected candidates have participated in the Video Edition and 20 of them reached the Finals that took place today, via video. At the end of the Finals, the Jury, presided this year by the Director and Choreographer of the Basel Ballet Richard Wherlock, selected 6 Prize Winners. Thanks to […]

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Young Creation Award Winners

We are really excited to have been able to hold the first edition of the Young Creation Award despite the situation. 5 Finalists have presented their original choreographies to the Jury on Wednesday, via video. Today, after the Finals, the Jury has announced the two winners of this brand new choreographic programme: Samuel Winkler with […]

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Finalists – Video Edition

Despite the exceptional format of this edition, the 78 candidates from all around the world have been able to show their hard work and talent via video. Following a week of ballet class exercises, they have presented today their classical and contemporary variations on video. At the end of this day of Selections, the Jury, […]

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Live streaming schedule

Watch more than 7 hours of live streaming daily! To find the candidates’ numbers, please visit the 2021 programme book (page 39) or download the Excel list. Monday – Feb. 1st From 10am: Ballet class exercises / candidates 101 to 110 From 2pm: Ballet class exercises / candidates 111 to 120 INTERVIEWS: 10.55am: Interview with Richard […]

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Interlude with the Paris Opera Ballet School

During the competition Finals, the audience will be able to enjoy 2013 excerpts from the Paris Opera Ballet School Tricentennial Gala. These will feature: D’ores et déjà Music: Jean-Philippe Rameau Choreography: Béatrice Massin et Nicolas Paul Costumes: Olivier Bériot Lights: Madjid Hakimi Péchés de Jeunesse Music: Gioacchino Rossini Choreography: de Jean-Guillaume Bart Costumes: Philippe Binot […]

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Programme book 2021

To read the 2021 programme book online, please CLICK HERE!

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