The admitted candidates come from : France, Italy, Turkey, Belgium, Spain, South Korea, Japan, Holland, USA, Switzerland and Slovenia.
End of the first day :
Ballet classes selections, 16 boys ans 43 girls selected for the second day !
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2017
Registration closed since March 1st
The candidates 2017 were born in :
Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, England, Irland, The Nederland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Turky, Ukrain, Russia, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Australia, South Corea , Japan, Canada and USA.
We had the honour and the pleasure to welcome The Princess Tessy de Luxembourg in our school on December 17th.
She watched our Repertoire class.
She warmly accepted to take a picture with all the students ! ... students very impressed by her generosity and modesty.
An amazing person they will never forget !
All the students with the Princess Tessy de Luxembourg (in the centre with the grey cardigan ).
- The first and second years students presented their singing works on December 17th.
Svetlana Bailly and her assistant KwiHyun Bin did a very high quality work with them.
For the first year students :
"See the Godlike" Oratorio d- Handel For girls and boys
"Essurientes. Magnificat" - Vivaldi for the girls
"Vittoria" arrangement for two voices - Carissimi - for the boys
a folk russian song for the boys
"Chants paysans russes"
- Stravinsky - for the boys
"Amarilli" - Caccini for the soprano
"Chant espagnol" - Ravel - for the mezzo
"Nicolette" - Ravel - for the girls
"Supercalifragilistic" - Kostal - for two girls
Couplets "Trim-trim-trim" - Offenbach - for the girls
c napolitan song - Tosti - for the boys
"Allons-y-chochotte" - Satie - for the boys
For the second year students :
"Bella enomorada" - Soutullo y Vert - by Manuel
"Pieta Signore" - Stradella by Kiran
"Chanson √† boire" - Ravel by Kiran
"L'air de MacBeth" - Verdi - by Mathieu
"Como Quieres" - Guridi for the mezzo
"Me voglio fa n'a casa" - Donizetti - for the soprano
"Ca fait peur aux oiseaux" - Bernard - for the soprano
"La statue de bronze" - Satie - for the girls
Extracts of chorus with all the students :
"Exceeding glad shall he be" - Handel
"Oh, love divine" - Handel
"Sicut locutus" - Vivaldi
"Ah, che piu l'arco" - Dargomygsky
"Nella testa" - Rossini
All the students in the studio number 1 for a Happy birhtday Michel Gascard !
The new classe's picture 2016-2017
First year students :
ALBRIEUX¬†Jade, France - ¬†BOUCHARD Alice, France -¬†COWHIG Caitlin, Australia -¬†CORNU Manon, France -¬†DEMONT Clara, Switzerland -¬†DISTASI Anna, Italy -¬†DO Lo√Įse, France -¬†HAUSER Celeste, France -¬†JADUE Ma√Įa,¬†Canada-England -¬†PEYRAT Claire,¬†France -¬†SARDELLI¬†Giulia, Italy -¬†VIGNES¬†Garance, France
All the first and second years students begin a new school year on September 5th at 8:00.
Our school is closed during the summer vacation !
June / July 2016
The admitted students of the 2016 audition followed a one week summer workshop until July 17th : Ballet classes, modern classes, vocal placement, percussions, Maurice Bejart's repertory. They will begin the new school year on September 5th.
The other students : Some of them are admitted for a second year, some of them are not. The second year students will now work in professionnal companies all around the world !
Two boys from the second year class will perform on tour in Italy the famous "Bolero" with the Bejart Ballet Dance Cie. They will stand in for injured dancers. A real proof of the professional work they follow in our school!
November 2d :
Supporting gala for the war syrian's victims at the Vidy Lausanne's Theater. 19:30.
Special performance with the musician Redouane HARIBE and the Doctor Nabil ANTAKI's evidence from Alep. Reservation : firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you very much for your generosity.
November 11th 2015 : 65' Anniversary of the free economic exchange between China and Swizertland.
Theater Beaulieu Lausanne - Switzerland.
Performance made with guest appearance by the National Ballet of China's orchestra and the pianist Melodie Zhao. Reservation on the theater's website.
November 20th & 21st - 2015 : 100' anniversary of the Olympic mouvment in Lausanne. Place of "La Riponne" Lausanne-Switzerland.
Weeks 3 and 4 :
The girls follow point shoes classes with Miss Lucia Geppi.
The boys follow boys classical classes with Mister Valdimir Liakine.
September 1st was the first day for all the students : Welcome, Ballet class with Mister Vladimir Liakine accompanied by the pianist Anne Vadagnin, modern class with Mister Tancredo Tavares accompanied by the pianist Anne Vadagnin , Lunch breack, Kendo equipment and official registration.
June - July 2015
The new students admitted after the international audition followed a very intensive 7 days workshop with all the school : Ballet classes, modern dances classes, percussions and Maurice Béjart's Repertory.
BARBUTO Francesco - BONNEMA Kiran - CHABANEIX Mathieu - FERNANDEZ Manuel - KIM Eugene - LORIMY Wallis - PAONESSA Salvatore - PRANDI Igor - WATKINS Alexis- RAMIREZ HURTADO Bryan
BEN HASSINE Aïda - CAPOTORTO Deborah - ERBA Mareva - FRANCALANCI Bianca - GONCALVES Ambre - GONZENBACH Dominique - GOSSIOME Diane - LINARES Maurane - PASTOR Madeleine - PINGUET Chantal - ROMANO Eleonora - TABARES Lohislany - VAN HAAREN Anna
The two classes ( first and second years students ) follow a three weeks masterclass with Mister Armando Marten from Cuba Island.
All the Rudra's students performed the "IXth symphony" - choreography Maurice Béjart - with the professional dancers of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne Cie and the Tokyo Ballet Cie from June 17th to June 21st.
Malley's theater in Lausanne
Our students follow a "Comedia Del Arte" masterclass with the Master Michele Monetta.
They will present their works in front of all the Rudra's teachers in a few days.
We just finish on May 24th a three weeks masterclass of Indian Dance with the Master Savitry Naïr, the teacher and dancer Shantala Shivalingappa and their assistant Atmananda Svamini.
All the students learn with Michel Gascard the "IX' Symphony", choreography by Maurice Béjart. Some of them will perform with the Bejart Ballet Cie and the Tokyo Ballet Cie from June 17th to 21st at the Malley-Lausanne theater.
We performed with other artists during the Jacques Dalcroze's tribute at the Barnabé Theater - Switzerland on May 21st at 20:00
The Rudra Béjart's School will propose a modern dance piece created by the students, directed by their modern dance teacher Mister Tancredo Tavares and two percussions and dance's pieces created by Thierry Hochstätter and Jb Meier.
This performance is part of the Barnabe Theater's 50' years festivities.
CONGRATULATIONS to the 13 boys and 14 girls admited at the international audition on April 4th and 5th :
Francesco BARBUTO, Italy 16 years old - BONNEMA Kiran, Dutch/Brasil 17 years old - Mathieu CHABANEIX, France 18 years old - Manuel FERNANDEZ, Uruguay 18 years old - Nicolas FRAU, France 18 years old - Mike GAUTIER, France 18 years old - Eugene KIM, Corea 17 years old - Wallis LORIMY, France 19 years old - Salavatore PAONESSA, Italy 16 years old - Igor PRANDI, Italy 17 years old - Diego URDANGARIN, Spain 17 years old - Alexis WATKINS, France 18 years old - Bryan Fernando RAMIREZ HURTADO, Colombia 17 years old.
Lohislany TABARES, Colombia 18 years old - Deborah CAPOTORTO, Italy 16 years old - Bianca FRANCALANCI, Italy 16 years old - Eleonora ROMANO, Italy 16 years old - Aïda BEN HASSINE, France 17 years old - Mareva ERBA, France 17 years old - Diane GOSSIOME, France 17 years old - Madeleine PASTOR, France 17 years old - GONCALVES Ambre, France 18 years old- Dominique GONZENBACH, Equator/Switzerland 18 years old - Maurane LINARES, France 18 years old - Chantal PINGUET, Nouvelle Zélande 18 ans - Hortense QUENTIN DE GROMARD, France 18 years old- Jessica BROWN, Australia 19 years old.
We performed a special creation for the Women's Day organisation with the UNAIDS in Geneva on March 5th.
We performed for the chinese New Year and the « Chinese Spring Festival Gala in Switzerland » at the Rolex Center in EPFLausanne.
Our program : a choral sing with all the dancers directed by Miss Svetlana Bally, " Psyché rock" extract of Maurice Béjart's repertory directed by Mister Michel Gascard, "Muji" a Valérie Lacaze's creation on a chinese music composed by Anne Vadagnin and a percussion's final presentation with all the dancers directed by Thierry Hochstaetter et Jb Meier.
Our young artists received thunderous applause from the chinese audience and the congratulations of Miss Xu Jinghu, ambassador of China in Switzerland.
Two famous teachers teach classical dance masterclasses this month : Mister Misha TCHOUPAKOV and Miss Emma SANDALL.
Several students will dance in our sponsor's advertisement : Jacquet-Droz.
Our Kendo teacher Mister Olivier Perrenoud is now SEVENTH Dan. Congratulations !
Happy New Year everybody !
We just finish the masterclasses of point shoes with Miss Sylvaine Bayard and of boys classical's technic with Mister Vladimir Liakine.
Miss Nadège Maruta teach a "Cancan" masterclass to select the students who will perform "La veuve joyeuse" of Franz Lehar at the Lausanne's Opera from December 21st to December 31st-2014.
Our modern dance teacher Tancredo Tavares and our rythm and percussion's teacher Thierry Hochstatter taught a complet week in the
National Dance Academy of Beijing - China because of our schools pedagogic exchanges.
(All the Rudra School did a three weeks masterclasses and performances in November 2014).
Our students follow an acrobatic's masterclass with Mister Shantih Breikers who has a degree of the National Center of the Circus Arts. He was also a famous artist of the "Théâtre équestre Zingaro" and followed his dance studies in Rudra.
4 boys and 5 girls are learning the modern dance variations Miss Valérie Lacaze is actually creating for the " Petipa International Dance Competition". It will take place in the "Grand Théâtre de Quebec" on Mai 2015.
These 6 variations will be online for the candidates in North America.
Our director Michel Gascard teach some extracts of the Maurice Béjart's Repertory to prepare the next performance of 2015.
October 17-18-19th : Around 20 of our students danced "The rite of spring" choreography Maurice Béjart, with the Béjart Ballet Cie in Berlin - Germany ( Tempodrom Theater ).
Our students performed for the first time all together for the 30' birthday of the "TGV Lyria".
A wonderful experience on stage with the famous singer
The famous circus family KNIE invites all our school to the first performance in Lausanne !
Some of this performance's artists will come in Rudra to teach masterclasses !
All the students will be on stage for the first time in a private performance at the CFF station of Lausanne.
The Swiss and french gouvernments organize a special event for the 30th birtday of the train "TGV Lyria".
This performance is made in collaboration with the famous swiss singer Bastian BAKER.
The first day was on September 1st at 8:00.
After a welcome between the first and second year students, all of them followed a ballet class with Mister Vladimir Liakine and a modern class with Mister Tancredo Tavares.
In the afternoon, they learned Maurice Bejart's Repertory with Mister Michel Gascard because they will have a private performance on October 7th in Lausanne.
Finaly they finished this first day with the administrative registration.
learned how to fill up the differentofficial forms to obtain their foreigners student's permits and swiss insurances.
Miss Valérie Lacaze help them every year to do all of this. It is a way to "make" their first steps in the professionnal life and to "help themself" !
During the first week, they meet all their teachers : Miss Svetlana Bally-Andreeva for the singing class, Misters Jb Meier and Thierry Hochstätter for rythm and percussions, Mister Olivier Perrenoud for the Kendo and our pianist and composer Miss Anne Vadagnin.
Bogdan Vovkanich not on the picture
The last contracts of our students :
Anthony Maestre-Benitez, Clelia Mercier et Chiara Posca at the Béjart Ballet Lausanne Cie
Clara Forgues at the Malandain Ballet Biaritz
Simone Scacchetti at the
at the Salzburg Theater
Vincenzo Vitanza and Clara Thierry at the Cinevox Junior Cie
Ilenia Vinci at the Dortmund Ballet
Ennio Zappala at the Mecklenburgisches Staatsteather
Michelle Willems at the Zürich Ballet
All the school is closed for the summer's vacation until August 31st.
The first day will be on September 1st at 8:00
We just perform two times in the " Château de Chillon" Switzerland.
Some choreographies and works of Maurice Béjart, Shantala Shivalingappa, Olivier Perrenoud, Thierry Hochstaetter, Jb Meier, Tancredo Tavares, Shantih Breikers, Valérie Lacaze, Michel Gascard, Svetlana Bailly and Anne Vadagnin.
We just finish a three weeks masterclass of traditional indian dance with Savitry Naïr (The indian master of Maurice Béjart ), the famous international dancer Shantala Shivalingappa and her assistant Atmananda.
A rigorous technic and a lot of spirituality !
The international audition 2014 took place on March 15th and 16th.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW RUDRISTS !!!
Jun Azuma, Japan - Callan Constable, Australia - Lorenzo Da Silva Dasse, France - Felix Deepen, Belgium - Charly De Groote, Switzerland - Ivan Demon, Spain - Oskar Eon, France - Paulin Maindron, France - Khanal Milan Hajime, Japan - Pierfrancesco Porrelli, Italy - Giuseppe Preziosa, Italy - MIchele Prudente, Italy - Pablo Sanchez Vasquez, Spain - Louis Siegert, Germany - Bogdan Vovkanich, Ukraine.
The girls :
Clara Boitet, France - Holly Broderick, Australia - Jeong Dain, Korea - Magdelaine Hodebourg, France - Maï Houmann, Switzerland - Erin Lee, USA - Mathilde Lin, France - Marzia Memoli, Italy - Clarisse Mialet, France - Eloise Morton, Australia - Maria Risso, Uruguay - Mirea Rotundo, Italy - Viviana Saitta, Italy - Sara Sonderegger, Argentiae - Nanko Tateishi, Japan - Tamika Taylor, Australae - Alessia Zelletta, Italy
Women's Day 2014 - The United Nations- Geneva
We performed on March 7th in front of a large audience and Miss Mariangela Simao, UNAIDS Director of Gender, Human Rights and Community Mobilization.
Miss Mariangela Simao
Classical dance / Improvisations
Maurice Béjart's Repertory / Choral singing
Valérie Lacaze's creation / Modern dance, Martha Graham's technic
Percussions / The famous pianist Mélodie Zhao plays in live for our students.
We are actually working on a new performance for the UNAIDS & InterContinental GE International Women's Day - March 7th.
A special program : a classical choreography at the barre, different personnal works of our students directed by Michel Gascard, a modern dance choreography by Tancredo Tavares, percussions directed by Thierry Hochstaetter & jB Meier, two vocal chorus with Miss Svetlana Bailly and "A mundo condito" a choreography created by Valérie Lacaze for three dancers.
January / February 2014
Mister Vladimir Liakine teach the ballet classes to the boys.
Miss Sylviane Bayard teach the ballet classes to the girls.
Mister Shantih Breikers teach an acrobatic's masterclass.
Mister Eric Tremolières teach a vocal improvisation's masterclass.
Our school is closed from December 23rd to January 14th at 9:00.
17 students of the Rudra Béjart's School are performing "The rite of spring" with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne Cie at the Beaulieu Lausanne Theater from December 18th to 22d.
All the students and teachers are invited by the National Ballet of China for a three weeks master-classes and two performances in the Tianqio Theater.
Our programm : a two hours performance : "The studies" and "Qualia or the artist's life.
We fly to China with all the school in November !
Thank you very much for the precious help of The Swiss
Ambassy in Beijing and his Ambassador Mister Jacques de Watteville, Mister Pierre Landolt, Parmigiani-Fleurier in Asia and
Poster of the Tianqio Theater in Beijing with the Rudra picture ( Pas-de-deux black and red on the right side)
Mister Vladimir Liakine teached two weeks of ballet class
July -August 2013
More than 30'000 people in the audience of our french tour in
All the school will perform in France "Arènes de Nîmes" from August 12th to 15th for the special event "Marseille, europeen capital of the culture". Free entrance for a one hour dance creation and a watershow extravaganza by Michel Hamann.
Audience of 8'000 people every night.
«Qualia or the Artist's Life« retraces the status of artists during the four main periods of Western society : from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, and highlights different qualia, those fleeting moments that give rise to artistic creation.
For example, in the Renaissance period, painters considered qualia to be of divine origin, while in the 1970s artists associated qualia with the effect of drugs.
Choreographed and directed by Valérie Lacaze
Original music by Anne Vadagnin
Other music : George Frideric Handel, Charles Aznavour, Hans-Werner Henze, Léo Ferré, Jacques Offenbach, Pink Floyd
Script : Raymond Devos
Accessories and costumes : Valérie Lacaze - Caroline Zanetti
The choreographer is taking the young Rudra Béjart school dancers on a metamorphic journey from Michelangelo to Keith Haring, including among others poètes maudits, censored or deported artists, and clowns.
Artistic creation, love, death and spirituality belong to that universal quartet that allows us to cross space-time boundaries and explore many dance techniques.
At the end, the young dancers will play percussions in live and dance a dynamic choreography created by Maurice Béjart : " Batucada"
Nîmes 's Arenas - France
All the school prepare two private performances at the end of June.
Michel Gascard, Tancredo Tavares, Olivier Perrenoud, Thierry Hochstaetter, jB Meier and Svetlana Bally created choreographic and musical pieces for these evenments.
We begin the last three month of classes and prepare a new creation in Nîmes-France for the special event : "Marseille, capital of the european culture "
It will be a new performance, espacially made for the Nîmes's arena. August 12th to 15th
Free entrance !
Alll the students worked and performed with the choreographer Cisco Aznar. The Opera house of Lausanne was producting this creation " Le sacre " on May 3rd and 5th. More details on the Opera's website ...
Our students will perform "The rite of spring"of Maurice Bejart with the Bejart Ballet Cie in Moscow-Russia ( April 1st to 8th ).