Summer Intensive – European Preselection

Registration for our Summer programme for young Swiss and/or European dancers is now open! Don't miss this amazing opportunity that might open the doors to the Prix de Lausanne 2024 for you!

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Our traditional Summer Intensive will take place on 6 – 11 July 2023 in Lausanne.

The Summer Intensive – European Preselection is a one-week long Summer programme open to Swiss and European citizens. Its aim is to discover young promising talents and open the doors of the Prix de Lausanne to a few of them, free of charge.

The registration is open!

General Info

  • The programme is open to dancers who have a Swiss or European passport and/or citizenship.
  • Dancers must be born between 4 February 2005, and 3 February 2009.
  • Ukrainian participants’ expenses will be fully covered (application fees, travel and housing expenses).
  • Registration is open until 15 April 2023.
  • Registration fees:
      • CHF 150.- 1st registration fee (payment deadline: April 15th, 2023).
      • CHF 200.- 2nd registration fee if you pass the video selections
  • Tuition: free (not including travel, morning and evening meals and accommodation. Lunches are provided).
  • Participants are divided into two groups*:
      • One group “European Preselection” (advanced level): this group will be judged by the Jury during the week and may be preselected to the Prix de Lausanne 2024.
      • One group “Summer Intensive” (intermediate level): participants take ballet, contemporary classes and coaching sessions but they will not be judged by the Jury during the week. They are not eligible for the Preselection for the Prix de Lausanne 2024.
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Video upload - Summer Intensive European Preselection 2023

  • Please write your last name in capital letters
  • Max. file size: 2 GB.
    Video deadline: 25 April 2023 Maximum size: 250MB. Please make sure your video can be viewed using VLC Media Player. Should you fail to upload your video after several attempts, please send the video file by using the We Transfer website to No files exceeding 250MB will be accepted. As we require high quality video, you may use a online free compressor like "mpeg streamclip" to compress your video.

Headshot photo for registration

Headshot photo – Belle Beasley – 2014 Prix de Lausanne candidate

Full body photo for registration

Full body photo – Belle Beasley – 2014 Prix de Lausanne candidate

Position of the camera for the video selection

Barre work: diagonally

Barre work – Kristóf Kovács – Hungarian Dance Academy

Center: from the front (full-face)

Center – Kristóf Kovács – Hungarian Dance Academy


Contemporary – Kristóf Kovács – Hungarian Dance Academy

Video Submission


Participation documents

Event details

The Summer Intensive 2023 will in Lausanne at the Béjart Ballet Lausanne headquarters from Thursday, 6 July 2023, to Tuesday, 11 July 2023.

Address: Chemin du Presbytère 12

1004 Lausanne – Click here

Bus stop « Le Presbytère »

Teachers & coaches for the 2022 Summer Intensive are inspiring and well-renowned personalities from the world of dance: