The Prix de Lausanne is amongst the most prestigious dance competitions in the world. Every year hundreds of highly talented young dancers apply with only 78 selected to take part.
Due to COVID restrictions, this year’s Prix de Lausanne is 100% digital. The judges will select a winner from candidates’ performances via video link.
Livestream from days 1 to 4 are dedicated to videos sent in by the candidates. Today’s hopefuls are: Ana Luiza Sartini, Nicole Liu, Yeyool Cha, Yeju Jang, Yerin Kim, Yunshuo Liu, Airi Kobayashi, Keira Hall, Taira Watanabe, Keita Marija Bloma, Anaelle-Jade M'dallal, Charlotte Cohen, Julianna Correia Dreyssig, Rintaro Nakajima, Yoonsun Choi, Juliette Rapenne, Julie Joyner, Andrey Jesus Maciano, Jihye Shin and Hiraku Saito.
These performances are interspersed with interviews with members of the jury: Richard Wherlock (president), Clairemarie Osta (vice-president), Michel Gascard and Cinthia Labaronne.
10:00 – Introduction
10:15 – Candidates’ videos
12:20 – Australian Ballet School Spotlight
12:30 – Archives
14:00 - Candidates’ videos
16:00 Royal Ballet School and Canada’s National Ballet School Spotlights