Come and join us at our theatre and dance studios by the sea in central Bournemouth!

We look forward to welcoming you to our venue for dance experiences and opportunities.  Whether it’s watching a live show, taking a dance class or workshop, or enjoying a Ceilidh night with friends we can’t wait to see you in our studios and theatre soon.


Coming up

Visiting Artist Takeover – Luke Birch and Effie McGuire Ward
23rd — 26th July 2024
Dancing Terraces 2024
2nd — 24th August 2024
Visiting Artist Takeover – Divija Mellaly & Saili Katebe
24th — 25th July 2024
Full events calendar

Our story

Pavilion Dance South West is a registered charity (1111641) dedicated to transforming communities through dance. Communities might be professional choreographers, dancers, producers, young people, or people living with Parkinson’s.

Pavilion Dance projects grow from one blueprint: to enable communities to enjoy creativity and well-being offered through dance.

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Our Work…

How does dancing make you feel? Discover what dancing means to our community and embrace what it could do for you no matter what your ability. Everyone just loves to dance!


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Dance for health

As both a form of exercise and a lifestyle choice, dancing has been proven to positively impact fitness, physical and mental health and overall wellbeing – for any age.

It is our mission to pioneer innovative programmes targeting specific health needs, rooted in research and built with sustainability and legacy at its heart.

Co Evo

Co Evo is our adult contemporary dance company for those who have professionally trained at the undergraduate/graduate level or who have attended at least two terms of Contemporary Intermediate Dance classes at Pavilion Dance.

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Venue Hire

If you’re looking for a unique venue to hold your performance or any type of event then look no further.


Latest news at PDSW

Community Cast Call Out - When the Bleeding Stops - Bournemouth
International Touring and Environmental Responsibility programme artists announced!
Joint Associate Artist venture announced by Pavilion Dance and Swindon Dance
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