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#Prix2013 Link Roundup

by wschuster on February 10, 2013

Every year, the Prix de Lausanne puts this relatively quiet Swiss town on Lake Geneva on the map for all balletomanes – right in the middle of their universe to be exact. In case you couldn’t follow all the action this year, do not worry! There is plenty of awesome content available to relive this [...]

A Dancer’s Journey – Prix de Lausanne Edition, Part 1

by HarperWatters on January 27, 2013

As the 41st edition of Prix de Lausanne kicks off, Prix finalist & contemporary prize winner Harper Watters recalls his experiences taking part in the competition in this new series of guest blogs: Although it was December 31, 2012 when I wrote this entry, I will start off by wishing everyone HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope all of you [...]

In Costume Wonderland, plus Alice DVD Promo!

by Emilia & Linda on March 1, 2012

We’ve written before about the key role stage design and costumes play in giving dance works an extra dimension. Costumes help set the tone, create a mood and build characters. From the iconic tutus that emerged from Imperial Russia to colorful modern designs (we particularly love the funky unitards in MacMillan’s Elite Syncopations) or minimalist [...]

The Faces of Prix de Lausanne

by Emilia & Linda on February 4, 2012

The Prix de Lausanne is so much more than a ballet competition: it’s a huge celebration of dance that brings together artists from all around the world, including former Prix participants, staff and students who are hoping to take the next step into their careers. This year we had the opportunity to experience its 40th [...]

Prix de Lausanne Diary – Days 2 & 3

by wschuster on February 2, 2012

Wednesday, 1 February 2012 Raymondas, Kitris, Basilios – OH MY! Temperatures in Lausanne dipped below zero today, but the competition at the Beaulieu Theater is heating up: only one more day until the 20 finalists are announced. On Tuesday morning, the B-girls (ages 17 -18) “let loose” with former NYCB member Todd Williams in contemporary [...]

Prix de Lausanne Diary – Day 1

by wschuster on January 31, 2012

The 40th Prix de Lausanne kicked off on Monday. During Prix week we are officially guest tweeting and reporting from the field for the @prixdelausanne Twitter account, while our colleagues at Dansomanie will be tweeting in French from @pdl_tweets. We are looking forward to sharing – here and all around our social media channels - the many [...]