Prix de Lausanne is an international
dance competition, open to dance students aged 15 to 18 years, with the
yearly prize winners granted scholarships to study at any partner ballet
school across the globe.
Academy Director Christian Tátchev said he was thrilled with the
collaboration and would welcome any future winners to experience the
technical and artistic excellence Queensland Ballet Academy offers.
We are thrilled to announce that after a vigorous assessment process,
our Academy has become a partner school of the prestigious Prix de
Lausanne,” he said.
“The evaluation examined the journey of an Australian and
international student from the moment an offer is made to the young
dancer, to the time the dancer would enter the industry professionally.
It included interviews with our students, teachers, medical and
leadership teams within Queensland Ballet and Kelvin Grove State
College, as well as a full curriculum evaluation.
“The partnership places us in a prestigious network of the top
professional dance training organisations in the world, which will
reflect in our training methodology and assist us to continue to provide
best practice education to our students.”
It also demonstrates the integral role Queensland Ballet plays in the
international ballet ecology, with the Academy offering a comprehensive
industry-aligned, professional career pathway for young dancers whose
talents and abilities are in demand throughout Australia and
In its new state-of-the-art precinct opening next year, the Academy
will deliver world-leading practice in professional ballet training,
underpinned by agile, future-focused learning pathways with a focus on
It’s an ideal base for any young recipient of the Prix de Lausanne scholarship.
“The Prix de Lausanne is dedicated to revealing the potential of
exceptionally talented young dancers around the world, and our new
Academy home will offer the perfect arena to nurture that talent,” Mr