Let’s Dance

Shhh – there’s dancing in the streets

NIGHT-owls in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch may get a surprise if they are out walking or looking through their windows after dark from 6th to 10th April. Pavilion Dance South West is bringing its Dancing in the Streets project to the conurbation with the English premiere of Invisible Dances. This global phenomenon brings dance…

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A woodland adventure in your living room

EXPLORE the magic of night-time woods with a new dance theatre piece online from Pavilion Dance South West, from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st February . The film, Night Tree, by Second Hand Dance, has been co-commissioned by the Bournemouth-based regional dance umbrella, for families to enjoy this half term. Based on Eve Bunting’s book…

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New year transformation at Pavilion Dance

A NEW dance work inspired by the lifecycle of the butterfly, Papyllon, by Ella Mesma, is being streamed by Pavilion Dance South West from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th January. This transformative new piece provides an opportunity to see a work in development from one of the UK’s rising dance talents. Responding to the need…

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Exciting future for Yeovil Octagon

YEOVIL’S Octagon Theatre, which has provided the launchpad for many professional careers in theatre, music and dance, as well as bringing a huge variety of performances to audiences across the region, will be enlarged and improved in a £23m expansion, approved in principle by South Somerset District Councillors. The scheme includes a new circle of…

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