International Competitions

DanceDirectory congratulates the prizewinners of the 2012 Prix de Lausanne!

Created in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18.
The prime objective is to discover, promote, and support talents among the world’s finest young dancers.


AIDT WinnersAIDT Bursary Winners 2011

SOUTH AFRICA – Judged by Debbie Rakusin, Deborah Gush & Michelle Bowden

Intermediate Modern
Winner: Cathryn Swart (L. Jones)
Runner-up: Lane Botha (L. Bowring & A. Levin)



Winners of the Cape Town International Ballet Competition 2010

Nathan ChaneyThe 32 entrants, ranging in age from 15 to 28 spent the week in classes and rehearsals working with local teachers. Three days of hectic elimination rounds culminated on Friday 16th July with the classical finals and announcement of the finalists who then performed on Saturday evening together with guest artists.

The panel of distinguished judges was comprised of Christopher Kindo (South Africa), Eduard Greyling (South Africa), Hae Shik Kim (Republic of Korea), Ismael Albelo (Cuba), Lili Xin (China), Lisa Pavane (Australia), Mario Galizzi (Argentina), and Septime Webre (USA).