Prix de Lausanne announces Alessandra Ferri lifetime achievement Award 2024
A former winner of the Prix de Lausanne in 1980, Alessandra Ferri will be Director of the Wiener Staatsballett next year20/01/2024
LAUSANNE News from Prix de Lausanne. For its 2024 edition, the Prix de Lausanne announces that Alessandra Ferri will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. A former winner of the Prix de Lausanne in 1980, Ferri, after acareer with the world's greatest choreographers and companies, earned with the richly deserved title of "Prima ballerina assoluta", will be the new artistic directir ot the Wiener Staatsballett from 2025.
About the next competition, the Prix de Lausanne announces three new teachers to its artistic team this year. The warm-up classes will be taught by Yoel Carreño, former Principal Dancer with the Cuban National Ballet and the Norwegian National Ballet, and Professor at the Oslo National School of the Arts. Two new teachers will be coaching the contemporary variations from the repertoire chosen by the candidates: Jorge García Pérez (variations by Cathy Marston), and Zenaida Yanowsky (variations by Christopher Wheeldon), a member of the jury for the Prix de Lausanne 2020 and a member of the board of the Fondation en faveur de l'Art Chorégraphique, which organises the Prix de Lausanne.
Final show on 4 February (3 pm) at the Théâtre de Beaulieu with the celebration of the rising stars of dance. Featuring the Finalists and Prize Winners of the 2024 edition, our YCA and PSCP choreographic projects, and two former Prix de Lausanne Prize Winners, Madison Young and Julian MacKay. It's a opportunity for the public to see these young dancers from all over the world take to the stage at Beaulieu once again.
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