Australia has punched above its weight in this year's Prix de Lausanne selections.
Out of the 84 young dancers from around the world who have been chosen to compete in the 2020 Prix de Lausanne, twelve are Australian and one is from New Zealand. The 2020 Prix de Lausanne will take place February 2-9, in Montreux, Switzerland.
Congratulations to the following young dancers who have been selected as candidates:
Bronte Barnett (Sydney College of Dance)
Sophie Beatty (The Australian Ballet School)
Emilia Bignami (Queensland College of Dance)
Poppi Eccleston (Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy)
Samantha Geddes (Atelier Australia)
Austen McDonald (Tanya Pearson Academy)
Alfie Shacklock (The Dance Centre Peregian Springs)
Lincoln Sharp (Tanya Pearson Academy)
Isabella Smith (The West Australian School of Dance)
Jackson Smith-Leishman (Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy)
Eliza Wenham (Tanya Pearson Academy)
Charlie Young (Atelier Australia)
From New Zealand:
Jemima Scott (National Theatre Ballet School).
Jemima Scott (National Theatre Ballet School, AUS)
Pictured top: Samantha Geddes.