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10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER, 12, 13 and 14, 2024

Arsenic, Centre d'art scénique contemporain

Rue de Genève 57, 1004 Lausanne (CH)


This 5-month program spread over 6, from January to June inclusive each year, is intended for emerging dancers who have not yet had the opportunity to be employed in the professional sector. This professional "springboard" space, for 5 dancers, offers a supportive engagement environment and a durability allowing both dynamics and inclusion in the professional environment, choreographic creations, open-spaces, masterclasses and workshops led by internationally renowned choreographers. Each year a tour of 15 dates in Switzerland and abroad as well as improved networking within the professional choreographic world.


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 Co MARCHEPIED 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


The audition, by invitation : September , 12, 13 and 14, 2024 from 10:30 am to 6 pm at Arsenic, Centre d'art scénique contemporain, Rue de Genève 57, 1004 Lausanne (CH). 


By email: the applications must be sent to
Date limit : 1 september 2024

Including :

  • A detailed CV

  • A portrait photo and a full body photo

  • A video of a created solo and a video of a solo in improvisation (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 Co MARCHEPIED 


Incomplete files will not be accepted.

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