Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy Student Emanuel Amuchastegui Wins the Prix de Lausanne 2010

Photo: Jean-Bernard Sieber

For the first time in its history, Houston Ballet has a Prix de Lausanne winner.

Emanuel Amuchastegui, 18, a native of Argentina and a student at Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, won the coveted prize Sunday in Switzerland, capping a four-day competition among 70 elite pre-professional dancers ages 15-18 from across the world. Amuchastegui was also chosen β€œaudience favorite” in the final round.

Read the entireΒ Houston Chronicle story here.

View photostream from Prix finals here.

Videos of Emanuel’s performance to come…

Congratulations are also in order for Aaron Sharatt, who placed 5th, and Liao Xiang, who made the final top 20.

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