Prix de lausanne

49th
International ballet competition
Jan 31st – Feb 7th, 2021
Finals: Feb 6th, 2021

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Franz Blankart

It is with great sadness that the Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique announces the passing of Franz Blankart. Franz Blankart was President of the Board of Foundation from 1997 to 2006. Franz Blankart was admired and held the respect of all. We salute his visionary intelligence and his very British sense of humour. He […]

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2021

And the Award goes to… Every year since 2017, the Prix de Lausanne has been giving an Award to a dancer or a choreographer who has made a strong and significant contribution to the dance world. Beyond the anecdotal statuette for this Award, the main purpose is to highlight the careers of personalities and artists likely to inspire […]

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Jury 2021 – Video Edition

Even though the Video Edition promises to be very different from everything the Prix de Lausanne has known, there will still be a competition and therefore, a Jury! We are very thrilled to announce the names of this 2021 Jury panel, once again made up of world-renowned dance personalities, who will gather in Lausanne next […]

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Young Creation Award first edition Finalists

A Jury panel gathered in Lausanne last weekend to watch and mark the 55 videos submitted by the Young Creation Award candidates and selected 5 Finalists. The 5 selected choreographies will be presented during the Prix de Lausanne 2021 and marked by the competition Jury. At the end of the Finals on Saturday, February 6th, […]

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Prix de Lausanne 2021 – Video Edition

Due to the current pandemic situation and related restrictions, the Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique has had to rethink the usual form of its main event. Exceptionally, the 49th edition of the Prix de Lausanne will be a Video Edition! Every selected candidate will be able to demonstrate their talent and compete for a […]

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Important information regarding the Covid19

October 29th, 2020 Considering the global current situation, we would like to inform our future participants of the following important information regarding the Covid19. The Swiss government has announced, on October 28th, stricter measures in response to the rising Covid19 cases. This may potentially affect the organization of the Prix de Lausanne 2021 but it […]

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Selected candidates for the Prix de Lausanne 2021

The Video Selections jury panel was composed of 9 professionals from the dance world. There were 399 applicants (318 girls and 81 boys) from 43 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 79 dancers have been selected and 3 candidates were already pre-selected*.   In total, 82 dancers (52 girls and 30 boys) of 20 […]

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Results – Networking Forum 2020

We are delighted to announce the list of dancers from the Prix de Lausanne 2020 who confirmed they have taken up an offer to pursue their training and career in one of our Partner School or Company thanks to the Networking Forum! The list of their positions, names and choices below. Please note that this […]

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Bourse vaudoise de danse, and the winner is

Congratulations to Cassandre Verholen! She won the first “Bourse vaudoise de danse” organised by the Prix de Lausanne thanks to Retraites Populaires*. Cassandre is 15,5 years old and she is from Crassier (Vaud). She currently studies ballet at the Tanz Akademie Zürich. The scholarship has been attributed yesterday after an audition at the Arsenic, Lausanne. […]

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