Prix de lausanne
48th
International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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Open classes for local students

Every year, students from local dance schools have the opportunity to participate in classes given by renowned teachers during the week of the competition! This year, we are happy to invite local students (aged 15-18 years) for a ballet class and a contemporary class on Tuesday February 4th , 2020 with Deirdre Chapman, former Soloist with the Royal Ballet […]

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Win a watch!

  Our prestigious partner Emile Chouriet is lauching a prize draw competition to win one of their stunning watches! The competition is on now and will last over the whole Prix de Lausanne period. Everyone over 18 can participate and try to win a 850 CHF-worth watch. CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE  

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Preselections in Japan 2020

  For the first time, the Prix de Lausanne is organising Preselections in Japan, which will be held in Osaka on September 5th and 6th, 2020. The aim of these Preselections are to support talented ballet students from Japan on their way towards a professional career by selecting some candidates who will be invited to Prix […]

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Youth Olympic Games 2020

Lausanne is hosting the 3rd Youth Winter Olympic Games from January 9th to 22nd, 2020 and the Prix de Lausanne has been invited to its Opening Ceremony on January 9th! On this occasion, 14 students from the Royal Ballet School of London will dance an adaptation of the piece Is To Be by Didy Veldman created during […]

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Emile Chouriet scholarship Prize Winners

Sumina Sasaki, a young Japanese ballerina, won the Émile Chouriet scholarship at the 47th Prix de Lausanne, in 2019. Following her success, the young lady had the chance to join the prestigious Royal Ballet School, in London. “I chose the Royal Ballet Company because it was the company of my dream. But it was a […]

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Info – Prix de Lausanne 2020

We look forward to welcoming you to Montreux for the 48th edition! The Prix de Lausanne 2020 will be held in Montreux, at the Auditorium Stravinski from February 2nd to 9th, 2020. Click here for a virtual visit!

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Nureyev Foundation workshops 2020

  Thanks to our partnership with the Nureyev Foundation, the candidates and the dancers of the Choreographic Project will benefit from two workshops during the week. Those two workshops will be given by professional dancer and yoga teacher Claire Cunningham. Claire Cunningham bio Claire developed her yoga and teaching practice across a twenty-five year career […]

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Jury 2020

Once again, the Prix de Lausanne will be mentored by a board of world-renowned jury members. Their history and experience in the dance world allows them to be an inspirational and sometimes life-changing encounter for the candidates. The jury will be made up of the following members: Frédéric Olivieri – President of the jury, Prix de […]

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Interlude 2020

The Interlude will take place on Saturday February 8th during the intermission, after the Finals and before the Award ceremony. It will include performances by the Royal Ballet School as well as the creation from the Partner School Choreographic Project 2020. ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL     The Royal Ballet School will perform with 13 of their best […]

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