South West Region

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 […]

Our first Ceilidh comes to PDSW this WEEKEND

Our very first Ceilidh takes place on Friday 15th October, when the Ocean Theatre will be transformed into PDSW Dance Club - a perfect chance to dance our way into Autumn in style!

Doing Dramaturgy: A Brand New Online 6 day Intensive Professional Development Course for Choreographers and Dramaturgs

PDSW are proudly supporting this professional development course for choreographers and dramaturgs.  Applications are now open for Doing Dramaturgy – a virtual course that leads participants through a variety of dynamic and engaging sessions with Lou and each other to: […]

Pavilion Dance West- Business Come Dancing Interview with Steve Reilly

Have you ever wondered what the experience is like taking part in Business Come Dancing with PDSW?
Local business owner Steve Reilly was a contestant dancing the Samba in BCD2019 representing Beales - here's his story!

Dave The Shouting Mute’s Poetic Response to Yorke Dance Project’s ‘Lockdown Portraits’

Introducing Dave The Shouting Mute (Dave Young)/’s Poetic Review of Yorke Dance Project’s ‘Lockdown Portrait’s PDSW partnered with Yorke Dance Project for a series of unmissable outdoor performances that came to Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole last month! Audiences were guided along a […]

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 […]

Yorke Dance Project Brings ‘Lockdown Portraits’ to Bournemouth Next Week

We’re excited to announce that PDSW has partnered with Yorke Dance Project for a series of unmissable outdoor performances. We’ve been given the opportunity to provide free shows are part of our ongoing mission to bring performance to audiences across […]

Bounceback Dance Festival Comes to Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole this Weekend!

We’re excited to announce that over this weekend, we have an amazing lineup for our BounceBack Dance Festival. When: 29th May- 6th June  WithTWENTY ONE incredible performances over NINE days, this outdoor festival of LIVE shows is FREE to watch for everyone to enjoy outside, SAFELY in public spaces […]

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