June 22nd, 2018
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members travelled to Hamburg (Germany) to visit two Prix de Lausanne’s partners :
- The Hamburg Ballet – John Neumeier
- The Hamburg Ballet School – John Neumeier
In the morning, the group met Mrs Indrani Delmaine – Managing Coordinator of the school – for a tour in the school and to attend a ballet class for the girls (last year students) given by the Director of the school, Gigi Hyatt. Then they also attended a ballet class for boys (last year students and Bundesjugendballett – National Youth Ballet dancers) given by the Bundesjugendballett – National Youth Ballet’s Director, Kevin Haigen.
In the afternoon, the Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have been invited to attend the general rehearsal of Beethoven Project (the last creation by John Neumeier), at the Staatsoper Hamburg.
April 26th, 2018
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have been invited to a guided tour of the exhibition Pastels at the Fondation de l’Hermitage, in Lausanne.
April 7th, 2018
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have been invited to the first “Journée Portes Ouvertes” of the Ecole-Atelier Rudra-Béjart, in Lausanne, and have enjoyed the rehearsals of their next show.
May 20th, 2017
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have been invited to the “Journée Portes Ouvertes” of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne and enjoyed the rehearsals of the Magic Flute (Mozart).
May 12th, 2017
As part of the 1st Festival International Jeunes Ballets at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, in Geneva, the Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have enjoyed the rehearsals of the Ballettschule Theater Basel and the Cannes Jeune Ballet, a workshop given by Jean-Philippe Dury and a master class given by Amanda Bennett, Director of the Ballettschule Theater Basel.
November 30th, 2016
The Friends at Ballett-Akademie Munchen with Jan Broeckx
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have travelled to Munich to visit two Prix de Lausanne partners:
In the morning the group met Jan Broeckx (Director of Ballett-Akademie) for a tour of his school and to attend a morning ballet class for men (Bachelor grade 3 – aged 17 to 18), given by their Director himself!
In the afternoon, the Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members went to visit the Staatsoper to attend a rehearsal of the “corps de ballet”, men only, for the upcoming Spartacus production! The rehearsals was directed by Ruslan Prolin, former Bolshoi Ballet soloist.
Find more on the blog article.
April 26th to 28th, 2016
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members have the opportunity to attend the rehearsals of “En Compagnie de Jiri Kylian” by the Prix de Lausanne’s partner company Les Ballets de Monte Carlo.
They also had the chance to visit two Prix de Lausanne partners schools:
- The Académie Princesse Grace (Monaco)
- The Centre International de Danse Rosella Hightower (PNSD Cannes-Mougins, Marseille).
May 2nd, 2015
The Béjart Ballet Lausanne opens its doors to the Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members. They went for a tour of the company’s studios, they attended a rehearsal and a cocktail!
August 26th, 2014
The Prix de Lausanne Circle of Friends members went to the Luna Classics Festival for a show with a performance by Steven McRae, Prize Winner of the Prix de Lausanne 2003.