Dóra Szepsi, an 8th-year student of the Hungarian Dance University also participated in the Partner School Choreographic Project programme of Prix de Lausanne ballet competition. The prestigious event ended on Sunday afternoon with the finals and the Rising Stars Gala in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The Hungarian Dance University, which is the partner institution of the prestigious ballet competition, delegated Dóra Szepsi to work with choreographer Kinsun Chan in his piece Sschräääg during the nine-day programme. She of course had the opportunity to rehearse with world-renowned ballet masters at one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.
The first premiere was part of the Interlude Performance following the Prix de Lausanne finals on Saturday, 3 February at the Beaulieu Theatre in Lausanne. The audience of more than 1,600 welcomed the PSCP participants and their work with a huge applause. The evening was broadcast on ARTE television channel.
86 young ballet dancers took part in the 2024 edition of the Prix de Lausanne and 20 of them qualified for the final held on 4 February.
It is a great honour that the distinguished Korean ballet artist, Sue Jin Kang, President of the Budapest Ballet Grand Prix jury, was invited to be a member of the competition jury of Prix de Lausanne.
At the end of the finals, the jury, chaired this year by Dame Darcey Bussell, President of the Royal Academy of Dance and winner of the Prix de Lausanne in 1986, selected nine winners. As part of their scholarships, these nine promising dancers will have the opportunity to join one of the Prix de Lausanne’s prestigious partner schools and companies. The finalists who did not receive a scholarship were each awarded a prize of CHF 1,000.
The final result can be read here.