Prix de lausanne
International ballet competition
January 28th - February 4th, 2018
Next finals: Saturday February 3th


2018 Artistic Collaborators

We are delighted to present our artistic collaborators for this 46th edition of the Prix de Lausanne. The competition could not exist without the precious collaboration of these international teachers, coaches and musicians. They contribute to ensuring that the Prix de Lausanne is a learning opportunity as well as a springboard to success, through their availability, constant care […]

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A new project with our partner schools

Over time, the Prix de Lausanne has developed an international network of partners schools and companies. Among those are most famous institutions like the Royal Ballet School of London, the San Francisco Ballet School or the School of the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier. For the 2018 edition, partners schools are invited to send their best […]

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Jury members 2018

The jury panel of the competition is composed of nine renowned personalities from the dance world. We are delighted to provide the candidates 2018 with a prestigious panel of dance professionals. Their voluntary work is extremely appreciated and ensures the reputation and success of the international competition. The jury of this edition is made up […]

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New partners :)

The Prix de Lausanne is delighted to announce that the following schools and companies are now partners: Schools the École de Danse de l’Opéra National de Paris, France the Liaoning Ballet School, Shenyan, China the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway Companies the Liaoning Ballet of China, Shenyang the Tulsa Ballet, USA The Norwegian National […]

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Kathryn Bradney ©DR

New Associate Director

Stéphane Lagonico, President of the Board of Trustees, announces the appointment of Kathryn Bradney as Associate Director and the departure of Shelly Power, Artistic Director and CEO. Following a first contractual round of 18 months, Shelly Power, Artistic Director and CEO of the Prix de Lausanne will return, for family reasons, to the United-States, after completing the upcoming 46th Prix de Lausanne in February 2018. She […]

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Video selection jury members

78 selected candidates!

The video selection took place from October 26th to 29th, 2017 in Lausanne with a panel of 9 jury members, all professionals of the dance world. The candidates that applied to this video selection were 380 participants (297 girls and 83 boys) from 38 different countries. This is a record of participation! In 2017, they were 338 […]

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Results of the Networking Forum 2017

We are delighted to announce that 42 dancers – among the candidates 0f the Prix de Lausanne 2017 – confirmed they have now taken up an offer to dance in a partner school or company thanks to the Networking Forum who took place at the end of the competition last year! The list of their […]

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Results of the preselection in Uruguay

The South American preselection for Prix de Lausanne 2018 took place last week (October 4th and 5th, 2017) at the Auditorio Nacional Sodre, Montevideo (Uruguay). We wish to thank our partner the Ballet Nacional Sodre for their help with the organization of this event. This year, 47 young dancers were candidates for this preselection. The […]

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My overall experience at the Prix, By Anaya Bobst

In this last scheduled newsletter; I wanted to discuss my overall experience at the Prix de Lausanne. Prior to arriving, I was nervous and excited to work at the competition. However, towards the end of the week, I was surprised by how fitting the comment from candidate Jack Joshua Price was: “Wherever you end up […]

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