Children & Young People

Footprints – October News: Our work with Schools

Dance is back! We’ve been extremely busy bringing as much dance activity as we can to our fantastic local pupils and their teachers. As our classrooms, studios & theatres are open for visitors, it’s been a privilege to get everyone […]

Children & Their Grown-Ups – An exciting showcase of dance in Bournemouth Pavilion Dance Southwest (PDSW) and our presenting partners are excited to be hosting a new dance showcase of work for children and young people. When and how will […]

Ella Mesma – Children’s Workshop Call-Out

You are invited to be a part of the creation process for a new children’s show inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar During the week of the 9th August 2021 we want to welcome young people to dance alongside Ella […]

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Vsits BCP this Week!

The ground-breaking dance company, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures came to visit Poole High School yesterday. Being one of the few, selected locations the company is going to in the BCP area for their specially choreographed ‘A Doorstep Duet’, it was […]

#ThrowbackTuesday – Bounceback is Over but the Memories will Stay!

What an incredible past few weeks it has been for PDSW and all the artists involved with #Bounceback Dance Festival and we wanted to say a HUGE thank-you to all those involved.  Over a two week period, we managed to […]

COAST Youth Dance Company Call Out 2021

COAST is a contemporary youth dance company training throughout term time for 14-19 year olds (and up to 25 for dancers with disabilities). Audition workshop date: Monday 5th July from 5.30pm-8pm  In addition to weekly sessions, COAST dancers undergo residencies […]

Thank You for Origins 2021 & U.Dance National Festival Showcase Announcement

Well done! PDSW & the Origins 2021 Production Team would like to congratulate & thank everyone who took part in Of Land, Sea & Sky & made the event so special. It was a magical day of dance & it was a […]

PDSW Announces its Dance Artists for Origins2021!

We are delighted to announce our very special guest Dance Artists for #Origins2021!

How PDSW have Supported our Young People this Year

There have been so many wonderful & inspiring stories of our local pupils & teachers finding innovative ways to keep dancing this term that we decided now would be the perfect time to share some of this with you. It’s […]

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