Prix de lausanne

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



Important information regarding the Covid19

October 29th, 2020 Considering the global current situation, we would like to inform our future participants of the following important information regarding the Covid19. The Swiss government has announced, on October 28th, stricter measures in response to the rising Covid19 cases. This may potentially affect the organization of the Prix de Lausanne 2021 but it […]

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Selected candidates for the Prix de Lausanne 2021

The Video Selections jury panel was composed of 9 professionals from the dance world. There were 399 applicants (318 girls and 81 boys) from 43 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 79 dancers have been selected and 3 candidates were already pre-selected*.   In total, 82 dancers (52 girls and 30 boys) of 20 […]

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Results – Networking Forum 2020

We are delighted to announce the list of dancers from the Prix de Lausanne 2020 who confirmed they have taken up an offer to pursue their training and career in one of our Partner School or Company thanks to the Networking Forum! The list of their positions, names and choices below. Please note that this […]

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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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