From 1 to 6 February, 2015
44th Prix de Lausanne
The best young male and female dancers on the planet will confront each other in a competition which is traditionally reserved for them every year, the Prix de Lausanne, a well-known event throughout the world and which will take place at Beaulieu Lausanne.
The competition is open to the public from Monday February 1, 2015. There will be a feature this year again: at «Les Rendez-vous du Prix», held on each day of the week, Peter Lewton, Patrick Wimpf and other artists of global stature will share with you the key moments in their career and their vision for the world of dance. Entry is free.
Detailed public schedules on www.prixdelausanne.org
The jury for this 44th staging will be chaired by Amanda Bennett, artistic director of the Prix de Lausanne and director of the Balletschule Theater Basel.
71 candidates from 19 different countries, selected by video from 292 applications during November 2015, will be coming to compete in Lausanne.
The Prix de Lausanne represents an extraordinary platform for the professionals as well, who are able to observe, discover and contact the young talents, thus transforming Lausanne into the world’s capital for young dancers during the competition held.