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APPLICATIONS NOW LIVE FOR OPEN CALL RESIDENCIES 2021 – 22

We currently have two opportunities for professional creatives: Visiting Artists (Open Call) and Company in Residence.

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Waving Goodbye to… Surf The Wave

After three years, it is time for PDSW’s programme Surf The Wave to Wave Goodbye. “It has been a privilege to run this massive programme and bring the UK Dance Showcase to Bournemouth and Poole on the South Coast of […]

New Job Opportunity… Finance Officer Role

Come work with us at Pavilion Dance South West and help us continue to make PDSW a fabulous place to work.    PDSW is looking for a Finance Officer with a love of the arts and finance!  Based at Pavilion […]

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#KeepDancing – a Campaign for more joy!

Dance is one of the most accessible art forms, but least publicly funded. We are raising £25K to bring more dance to more people and one step at a time, make the world just that little bit happier.

*UPDATE* Unfortunately, as a result of the recent government guidelines in place, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel Business Come Dancing@Home2021 in February. However, the full version of Business Come Dancing will be taking place at The Marriott […]

SECOND LOCKDOWN: A pause, not a stop.

With the latest government advice it is with a heavy heart that we close the doors to our building once again on Thur, 5 Nov.
However, until then we are going to keep dancing. Classes scheduled for tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday will still go ahead in person in our fabulous Covid-Secure studios.

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The arts industry is in crisis.

70% of the arts workforce are freelancers and a very high proportion have lost all of their work into 2021. Arts organisations are at risk of closure and/or having to make significant cuts to navigate the harsh economic environment.

We don't know when theatres can fully reopen and there are limited other ways that we can generate income - or enough income to offset costs. Private sources of support are harder than ever to come by.

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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.

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