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Empowering Women of All Backgrounds to be Leaders in the Arts

Apply Now -we are now looking for 16 women associates. You may have creative ideas that you want to see happen for yourself or your community. We invite you to take part in a leadership training programme and will support you on a leadership journey.

PDSW reflections on actions for a more equitable future

We recognise the need for social change that has been expressed through the Black Lives Matter movement and it has been a catalyst for us to re-evaluate and revise our Equality & Diversity programme and policy.

Dance & Tech Forum: 8-29 Oct, 2020

PDSW’s Dance & Tech Forum unites cutting edge technology with the leading digital practitioners in the dance sector. A month of events including; digital screenings, technical presentations, creative debate on the digital space and networking opportunities for artists and technology companies who want to fully explore the use of digital and technology within each sector.

A Decade of Dance: 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations! Incredibly, it is 10 years since Dance South West moved into Pavilion Dance in Bournemouth and became Pavilion Dance South West. See what we have in store for you to celebrate with us.

SWDAN present: The Artist Recovery Plan

Join South West Dance Artists Network (SWDAN) and PDSW as we bring a desperately needed CPD weekend for professional Dance Artists in the South West.

We’re Good To Go!

Proud to be a certified ‘Good To Go’. Read more to find out how we achieved this certification and made our building safe!

NEW RELEASE: First film in the series PULSE! 2.0

Supported Artist, Joss Arnott's has released the first of two films created under the DANCE:CONNECTS project. It is a choreographic response to PULSE!, originally inspired Artistic Director Joss's fascination with how as humans we create a series of connections that unite us through movement and music.

Jazz Gritt: Let’s Move Summer School Teacher

Meet Jazz and hear what he will be doing for his 'Let's Move' Dance workshop, a national dance workshop taking place from 12-14th August, 2020.

Zannah’s Monthly Update

The overriding question this month is how we can get back to programming live dance and animate our wonderful building with our all our communities of dancers.

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