The results of the 1st Young classical and neoclassical choreographers contest at the Gare du Midi in Biarritz on 16 April 2016 :

Video summary of the final

First prize

To be continued by Xenia Wiest, (Staatsballett Berlin)
Created for the Ballet de l'Opéra National de Bordeaux

Second prize
Dance Professionals Award
Audience Award

Prince by Martin Harriague,
(Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company)
Creation for Malandain Ballet Biarritz

Fondation de la Danse Prize

Love, Fear, Loss by Ricardo Amarante, (Ballet royal de Flandre)


Thank you to the other finalists : 

Olaf Kollmannsperger (Staatsballett Berlin) ; Yvon Demol (Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris) ; Vitali Safronkine (Béjart Ballet Lausanne) and to all the performers. Thank you to the public and to all the dance professionals journalists, programmers, institutions, company directors and administrators, choreographers and dancers from all over Europe. Thank you to the event's partners for their invaluable support : ministry of the Culture and of the Communication, Repetto, Hôtel du Palais, Champagne DelamotteFondation de la Danse and Origine Ateliers, for the creation of the trophies. Thank you to the members of the Jury : Hélène Traïline, Kader Belarbi, Ivan Cavallari, Charles Jude et Thierry Malandain. Thanks to Richard Flahaut for the presentation and to Thomas Valverdepianist and director of the Biarritz International Classical Piano Festival.