Prix de lausanne

International ballet competition since 1973
Jan 29th – Feb 5th, 2023
Finals: Feb 4th, 2023
Anniversary Gala: Feb 5th, 2023



Registration for the Prix de Lausanne 2022

Dear candidates… We are so looking forward to welcoming you to the 2022 edition of the Prix de Lausanne! Please find below practical information to help you prepare for this next edition: This edition of the Prix de Lausanne will be held in Montreux (Switzerland), at the Auditorium Stravinski (2m2c) from January 31st to February […]

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The four candidates preselected in Lausanne

Congratulations to the four dancers that have been preselected for the Prix de Lausanne 2022! The four dancers have been awarded after an intensive week of work they have spent in Lausanne (Arsenic – Centre d’art contemporain) along the other eleven students of this European Preselection group and the sixteen Summer Intensive group participants. The […]

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Émilie Caro

Bourse vaudoise de danse 2021

Congratulations to Émilie Caro! She won the second Bourse vaudoise de danse organised by the Prix de Lausanne thanks to Retraites Populaires*. Émilie is 16 years old and she is from Etoy (Vaud). She currently studies ballet at the Julie Duruisseau Dance School (Aubonne, Vaud). The scholarship has been attributed after an audition that took […]

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Throwback to the first edition of the Young Creation Award

Amid the second wave of the Covid19 pandemic in Switzerland, the Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique’s (Fondation) new 2021 Partner school and company project, the Young Creation Award, like its main competition, happened entirely via video submission. “When I saw the talent and richness of the candidates’ choreographies, I knew that this new choreographic […]

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Schools & companies chosen by the 2021 Prize Winners

The 6 Prize Winners of the Prix de Lausanne – Video Edition 2021 have chosen the school or company that they will be joining for the upcoming season! Discover their choices below: 1- António CASALINHO – Portugal Company chosen: Forfeited his apprenticeship / The apprenticeship is offered to: Liya FAN – China School chosen: Royal Ballet […]

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Photo exhibition

INCANDESCENT HEARTS Grand-Pont, Lausanne – From April 12th to 26th, 2021 Photographer, Nicolas Brodard, unintentionally chose thermal imaging to honour the carte blanche to document the 48th edition of the Prix de Lausanne, without anticipating the pandemic wave that followed. The thermograms presented here were captured between February 2nd and 8th, 2020, shortly before our society’s activities were shut down. The […]

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Summer Intensive 2021

The next Summer Intensive – European Preselection will take place from July 6th to 11th, 2021 at the Arsenic, in Lausanne. Registration is open until April 15th, 2021 (the deadline has been extended). To read more info and register > click here

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Prize Winners 2021

78 out of the 82 initially selected candidates have participated in the Video Edition and 20 of them reached the Finals that took place today, via video. At the end of the Finals, the Jury, presided this year by the Director and Choreographer of the Basel Ballet Richard Wherlock, selected 6 Prize Winners. Thanks to […]

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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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