Each month we highlight a Prix de Lausanne-related international dance artist.
Name: Friedemann Vogel
Birthplace: Stuttgart Germany
Training: Académie de danse classique Marika Besobrasova Monte Carlo
Prix de Lausanne: winner 1997 – 2009 Prix de Lausanne Gala performance
Previous companies/positions: Stuttgart Ballet
Current company/position: Principal Dancer
Favorite roles/choreographies: Romeo, Lenski (Cranko), Des Grieux (McMillan), Armand (Neumeier) ,Swan Lake, Giselle and many many more…
Message to the Prix de Lausanne candidates: It is not about winning. It is about the work before and during the competition which makes you improve. Enjoy every moment on stage and let your feelings and emotions move.
Message to the Prix de Lausanne organisation: It is wonderful that the Prix de Lausanne is giving so many young dancers the opportunity to show their work and talents and helping them to improve.
On my own experience the Prix de Lausanne is always an unforgettable event.