Prix de lausanne

International ballet competition from 1973
Jan 30th – Feb 6th, 2022
Finals: Feb 5th, 2022



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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Results – South American Video Preselections

Congratulations to our 3 Winners and 7 Finalists! The first and second Prizes of the South American Video Preselections will be invited to the Prix de Lausanne 2021, free of charge. The third Prize will receive a cash prize offered by Só Dança to cover the travel fees to come to Lausanne. 1st Prize: Ana […]

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Jury of the Video Selections

This year, the Video Selections process will take place on October 22nd to 25th, 2020, in Lausanne. Here are the members of Prix de Lausanne Video Selections Jury 2020: Kusha Alexi: Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1993. Former First Soloist, Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich). Ballet teacher, BallettStadt (Lucerne). Kathryn Bradney: Former Principal dancer, Béjart Ballet Lausanne. […]

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Bourse vaudoise de danse de Retraites Populaires

The Prix de Lausanne and Retraites Populaires are collaborating in the search of a young talented dancer in the Vaud area. The scholarship will be attributed to one selected dancer, after a video selection as well as an audition at the the Arsenic (centre d’art scénique contemporain) on Sunday, October 11th, 2020. Bourse vaudoise de danse […]

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Registration for Prix de Lausanne 2021

Dear candidates, we are so glad to open our registration process for the Prix de Lausanne 2021! Due to the current situation, we are closely monitoring the imposed measures by the authorities in Switzerland and will do our best to run the competition as possible as it will be. We do encourage you, young talented […]

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Answers to candidates by Emma Sandall

Emma Sandall, journalist, choreographer, dancer and Prix de Lausanne Prize Winner (1994), answers your questions about the video selection process for the Prix de Lausanne 2021. Serena Reed: How much does the jury take into consideration the difficulty of the steps the dancer presents in their video? Also, would the jury prefer to see different […]

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South American Video Preselections for Prix 2021

Dear participants, Considering the current health crisis, we had to rethink this year’s South American Preselections. As the health and safety of everyone is our priority, we think it would be irresponsible to run the Preselections in Montevideo and have so many people travel and take risks for it. Therefore, we have decided that this […]

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The new video trailer!

We are thrilled to present the new trailer of the Prix de Lausanne, for the upcoming 2021 edition of the competition! Realisation: PLANFILMS    

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Watch the World Ballet School Day

Today, we come together with 10 ballet schools around the world to share a message of solidarity in the inaugural World Ballet School Day. You will see the Prix de Lausanne 2020 Prize Winner Ava Arbuckle sharing her insights about the competition. Ava won a scholarship offered by the “Bourse Jeune Espoir” and the Best Young […]

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