Prix de Lausanne 2022

Selected candidates 2022

International Ballet Competition – 2M2C (Montreux)

Lausanne, October 27th, 2021: a 9-member Jury panel gathered in Lausanne last weekend to select the candidates for the upcoming Prix de Lausanne. At the end of this video selection, 81 dancers (including 7 preselected candidates) have been selected to participate in the next international ballet competition, from January 31st to February 6th, 2022 in Montreux, Switzerland.

The Jury for the video selection, made up of 9 professionals from the international dance world, have watched and judged the videos of 376 applicants (298 girls and 78 boys) from 39 different countries. A total of 74 dancers have been selected via this process, while 7 candidates had already been pre-selected*.

In total, 81 dancers (49 girls and 32 boys) from 17 different countries are selected to take part in the Prix de Lausanne 2022.

*3 candidates were pre-selected thanks to the Latin American Video Preselection and 4 during the Summer Intensive – European Preselection in Lausanne.

Thanks to the implementation of the COVID certificate, the Prix de Lausanne team is optimistic about organizing a normal edition, taking place live in Montreux. However, it is still too early to tell. The Prix de Lausanne will provide an update on the situation in the coming weeks.

Prix de Lausanne’s Artistic and Executive Director Kathryn Bradney, “The video selection process is always a very important step, as it marks the beginning of the Prix de Lausanne season. In the coming months, we will progressively learn about the selected young talents, and put all our care and know-how in welcoming their arrivals for our next competition. This year, after a break that seemed too long, we are incredibly excited about seeing them again in person, with all the members of the artistic team, and observing their ascent from so close.”

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