At Pavilion Dance, we’re always trying to keep on top of everything happening in the world of performing arts and dance. In this section, you can find our entire library of dance news and blog articles to read. We’re constantly updating our dance news hub with brand new articles, covering everything from dance events in the local, south coast area, emergent national dance news stories, in-house updates from within Pavilion Dance South West, and much more!

Back on the International Stage!

It’s great to be working internationally again and this year we’ve had the privilege of working with some fantastic international artists including TS Crew from Hong Kong here in February with their sold out Chinese Dragon performance.  We’ve also welcomed […]

Ophelia inspired dance captivates at Russell Cotes Museum

In a new cultural partnership with our near neighbours Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum we were thrilled to come together for their ‘Dangerous Women’ Museum Late event in April and co-commission the wonderful contemporary dance artists Kay Crook and […]

Exclusive ‘TS Ninja’ Workshops at Talbot Primary School

31st Jan 2024 Ahead of their Pavilion Dance performance of ‘No Dragon No Lion’ in February in our Ocean Theatre, TS Crew brought their modern celebration of Chinese New Year, featuring a mix of parkour, martial arts, beat boxing, acrobatics […]

Back to School Workshops and Careers Fairs!

We’ve hosted lots of activity across our schools communities this Autumn 2023 half term! School workshops Talbot Primary have enjoyed lunchtime playground street dance sessions with street dance teacher Laura Cuschieri and Poole High School took part in Rambert style […]

Lila Dance Community Cast Call Out

Lila Dance, our Associate Artists for 2023-24 invite you to be part of their new show FAULT LINES.  Do you care about the environment? Do you like to move or dance?   Then this opportunity may be for you! Join […]

Accessibility for Mark of a Woman by Chisato Minamimura

This month we had the privilege of welcoming Chisato Minamimura and her team to Pavilion Dance.  Chisato, a talented deaf Japanese artist, is the creator of an exciting set of stories called Mark of a Woman, which premieres at The […]

Le Club Social Bournemouth Premiere releases video documentary

Le Club Social, a concept created by artist and producer Genevieve Say, celebrating clubbing and dance memories across the decades, premiered in Bournemouth earlier this year.  Two sold out crowds enjoyed and participated in the performance along with professional dance […]

New Dance n Chat Wellbeing Project Lead Artist 2023

Welcome aboard Emily Thompson- Smith! Pavilion Dance are delighted to announce that Emily Thompson-Smith, a freelance dance artist based in Dorset is our new lead artist for our Dance n Chat Wellbeing Project, hosted at Cornerstone Academy in Poole. Run […]

Welcome to our Associate Artist Lila Dance!

We are thrilled to announce that Lila Dance are our new Associate Artist for 2023-24!  Based in the South, Lila Dance make family friendly, visually dynamic and striking dance productions.  They tour nationally and internationally with storytelling, humour and audiences […]

About Pavilion Dance

Pavilion Dance South West is a registered charity based in the sunny south coast of England, right here in Bournemouth. We believe that dance is a socially relevant, wholly inclusive, and generally brilliant tool in connecting people – and making lives just that little bit better! We work across the entire Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole (BCP) area to put on fantastic live shows and performances, engaging workshops and classes, and other functions. Click the link below to learn even more about how Pavilion Dance operates.

Dance Classes at Pavilion Dance

A lot of our dance news articles explore the huge variety of dance classes, workshops, and other exciting opportunities for learning the art of dance, right here with Pavilion Dance. Have you caught the dance bug, and want to learn more about how to sign up for any of our inclusive dances and workshops? From ballet, to tango, to salsa, to ballroom – and everything in between! With our team of professional and friendly dance experts, there’s something for everything at Pavilion Dance – so book now and secure your space today!

What’s On at Pavilion Dance?

At Pavilion Dance, you’ll see from our dance news articles that you can find much more than just the most engaging, inclusive, and fun dance workshops and lessons in the south! At our renowned theatre venue, you’ll also find loads of opportunities for a great night out, with live performances, interactive workshops, and dance events – help all year round! With the link below, you can check out our complete list of What’s On at Pavilion Dance in the coming months, so make sure to have a look and book your tickets while you still can.

Visit Pavilion Dance

Are you interested in taking part in any of our engaging dance classes? Or perhaps taking a trip down to the Pavilion Dance Venue, to take in the sight of one of our exciting dance shows or events? Visit Pavilion Dance on Westover Road, Bournemouth, contact us at – or give us a call on 01202 203630 if you have any more questions about what we do! 

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