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Pavilion Dance South West Artistic Director CEO to leave in a blaze of spectacular sci-fi glory

Artistic Director & CEO Zannah Chisholm bids a fond farewell as Victor Fung joins as new Artistic Director & Joint CEO. Bringing heart and ambition to the South West. Photo Credit: Red Manhattan Photography Zannah Chisholm, Artistic Director CEO leaves […]

Ballet legend inspires at Pavilion Dance South West

An inspiration for International Women’s Day and beyond, Dame Darcey Bussell DBE visited Pavilion Dance South West this month to inspire young and older generations alike. From Arts University Bournemouth dance students who spent time with her asking questions and […]

Professional Dance Circus company work with local BTEC students

Professional Dance Circus company JoliVyann delivered a spellbinding workshop at Bournemouth & Poole College. First & Second Year BTEC students explored contact work, learnt about weight-shifts and counter-balancing, partner work and got to see some of the gravity-defying lifts that […]

Professional Call Outs!

Open Call Opportunities! If you would like to come and work in our studios, we have two Open Call opportunities for UK-based professional artists: Visiting Artist and Company in Residence. Our Visiting Artists scheme is the perfect way to introduce yourself […]

Flexer & Sandiland comes to the South West for  ‘Trip Hazard from 6-8pm

Flexer & Sandiland comes to the South West for  'Trip Hazard from 6-8pm

About Flexer & Sandiland 

Nic Sandiland is a UK-based artist whose work explores movement through installation, performance and film. He is particularly interested in presenting the everyday movements of the viewer as choreography and, since 2000, has increasingly employed interactive digital technology to do this. Recent work has drawn on cinematic techniques, such as slow motion and moving camera mechanisms as ways to elevate the mundane and often overlooked choreography of everyday life.

Visit PDSW for a wonderful DIWALI Weekend this November!

Celebrate with PDSW across the weekend! ‘SEVENS’ by Nina Rajaran: 5 Nov 7.30pm – 9.00pm Sevens is a triple bill of the best of Bharatnatyam and Kathak dance with live music. BOOK HERE ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ Bollywood Screening: 6 […]

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 […]

PDSW Introduces it’s First Cinema Screening of 2021 – “Bring on The Bollywood”

Bring on the Bollywood… with PDSW!! Our first cinema screening for 2021! WE are so excited for this to screen on SATURDAY at our building! About the film: A romantic comedy that features a fantastic soundtrack interwoven with wit, wild […]

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