At PDSW we have everything you need to experience dance in 2022;

See Dance – for a great night out find the best seat in the house and enjoy watching our stunning family-friendly theatre programme.

You Dance – Get ready for a new year, new you – join one of 30 classes a week in our beautiful studios. Book your place anytime that suits you! No membership fees!

*We are following all Government COVID guidelines and advice to keep you safe while you’re in our building. Click HERE for more information


However you like to dance, we are here for you.

All children’s performances are relaxed. With no stuffy house rules, you can sit back and have fun too!

For any of our performances in the Theatre, PDSW can offer socially distanced seating if you would prefer. 
Please contact our Box Office team so they can help you plan where you would like to be positioned within the theatre. 

Coming up

Vile Style 2022
The Bournemouth Youth Theatre: One Night Only
Dancing Terraces 2022
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.

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

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!


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.

Learn more

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

Vile Style is Back on the Terrace for 2022!
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