Prix de lausanne

International ballet competition since 1973
Jan 31st – Feb 6th, 2022
Finals: Feb 5th, 2022



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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Crowdfunding campaign 2021

Make a donation to support the dancer who will be awarded the Audience Favourite Prize! Why donate? Very often, a Prix de Lausanne Prize Winner must do his/her own crowdfunding campaign to be able to pay for the expenses to get to his/her partner school or company. Thanks to your help, the dream will much more easily come true […]

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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. […]

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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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