This 6-month paid program, from January to June each year, is intended for emerging professional dancers who have not yet had the opportunity to be employed in the professional sector.

Where: The Arsenic, Centre d’art scénique contemporain, Rue de Genève 57, 1004 Lausanne – Switzerland

When: The 14th, 15th and 16th of September – 10am to 6pm

Deadline for applications: 1st of September 2023

The apprenticeship offers a supportive environment and help within research for employment. It combines a direct immersion into company life, a continuity in skill and network building. It gives a paid initiation into the professional world and a personalized visibility for each dancer. The MARCHEPIED Co. is intended for candidates aged 21 to 26 years old, who must have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent diploma in contemporary dance and who have not yet had a professional commitment or employment in the dance world.

A period of 5 months spreed over 6 starting on January and ending on June I Obligation to be free for the whole period

DAILY SALARY FOR THE UP & COMING DANCERS (M/F) : 125.- CHF brut (Minimum wage for the Vaud County)

Obligation to live in Lausanne or the surrounding area

How to apply:
By email: the applications must be sent to :
Date limit : 1st of september 2023

Including :

A detailed CV
A portrait photo and a full body photo
A video of a created solo and a video of an improvised solo (MAX 200 Mo)
A medical certificate (we want a document certifying that you have no physical problems to dance).
Certificate of graduation (bachelor / diploma, proof of completion of training)
Tell us what you expect from the MARCHEPIED Co.

Incomplete files will not be accepted.

Contact details:

Corinne & Nicholas Pettit Rochet
Rue du Valentin, 35
1004 Lausanne

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