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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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Lockdown Update: We’re Good To Go!

Proud to be a certified ‘Good To Go’. Read more to find out how we achieved this certification and made our building safe!

NEW RELEASE: First film in the series PULSE! 2.0

Supported Artist, Joss Arnott's has released the first of two films created under the DANCE:CONNECTS project. It is a choreographic response to PULSE!, originally inspired Artistic Director Joss's fascination with how as humans we create a series of connections that unite us through movement and music.

Elvis Legs (Quarantine Remix)

Tickets available now! A brand new version of Lea Anderson’s classic choreography, remixed, performed and filmed all during a period of national lockdown.

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 info@pdsw.org.uk – or give us a call on 01202 203630 if you have any more questions about what we do! 

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