Prix de lausanne

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



In memory of Danièle Schild

The dance world has lost one of its good fairies, Danièle Schild, a loyal friend and figure of the Prix de Lausanne. Founder of the “Cercle des jeunes amis” in 2006 alongside her twin sister Nicole, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for her devotion and extraordinary energy. A respected dance figure of […]

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Cancellation of the Summer Intensive

The second edition of the Summer Intensive – European Preselection, which was to take place from July 6th to 11th, 2020 in Lausanne, is cancelled due to the current pandemic crisis. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of our 2020 Summer Intensive – European Preselections programme. Even though we had […]

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Schools & companies chosen by the 2020 Prize Winners

The 8 Prize Winners 2020 have chosen the school or company they will enter for the upcoming season! Discover their choices below: 1- MASCIARI Marco – Italy Company chosen: the Royal Ballet / Apprenticeship offered by Oak Foundation 2- ARBUCKLE Ava – USA School chosen: John Cranko School / Scholarship offered by Bourse Jeune Espoir […]

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Prize competition: and the winner is…

During the Prix de Lausanne 2020, our partner Émile Chouriet – Watches launched a prize contest for a chance to win a beautiful Fair Lady Ballerina watch. We are very pleased to reveal the name of the winner, who was randomly picked from all the participants:     Congratulations to Elise Gourri!       […]

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Summer Intensive – European Preselection 2020

The second edition of our Summer Intensive programme, which represents a European Preselection for the Prix de Lausanne 2021, will take place from July 6th to 11th, 2020 in Lausanne!   The Summer Intensive programme is meant to encourage European dancers to participate in the Prix de Lausanne and ease the path for their journey […]

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Prize Winners 2020

77 out of the 84 initially selected candidates have participated in the competition week and 21 of them reached the Finals that took place on Saturday in front of a full house at the Auditorium Stravinski in Montreux (2m2c). At the end of the Finals, the jury, presided this year by the Director of the […]

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Finalists 2020

The 77 candidates from all around the world have performed on the stage of the Auditorium Stravinski in Montreux during today’s Selections of the 48th Prix de Lausanne. The jury members observed the candidates many times before revealing their final choices at the end of the Selections, during which the young talents performed one classical […]

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Meet with the jury members 2020!

On Wednesday, February 5th, the Prix de Lausanne organises two special events. The entrance is free, please come and enjoy! MEET WITH… THE 9 JURY MEMBERS 2020 5.30pm – 6.30pm 2m2c, Studio 1 Attend an informal exceptional discussion with the 9 jury members: Frédéric Olivieri (President), Yorgos Loukos (Vice-President), Philippe Cohen, Bernice Coppieters, Nadia Deferm, […]

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Crowdfunding campaign 2020

Make a donation to support the two dancers who will be awarded the Audience Favourite Prizes! 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 […]

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