At Pavilion Dance South West, we like to provide as many schools opportunities as possible. We host a variety of schools workshops with our visiting artists, as well as offering exclusive schools performances. Schools are also welcome to apply to enter dance groups into U.Dance South West 2013 in March, and our Spotlight Showcase in June. Additionally, we run bespoke projects involving schools throughout the year.
Read the Pavilion Dance South West Winter 2012 Schools eNewsletter here
We are currently working with Winchelsea School on an extra special project. Winchelsea will be bringing their whole school to a closed performance of The Selfish Giant at Pavilion Dance. We like to develop similar relationships with other schools. If your school would like to develop a partnership with us, please contact email@example.com
U.Dance South West 2013 Applications now open!
U.Dance South West 2013 is a regional platform celebrating young people’s dance from across the South West of England. The platform will take place at Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth on 16th and 17th March 2013. Schools, and youth dance companies (up to age 19, or up to age 24 for disabled groups) from across the region are invited to apply to perform at this high-profile event.
Find out more about U.Dance South West 2013 and download the application form here
Upcoming Schools Workshops
At Pavilion Dance South West, we offer schools workshops with the artists performing in our programme. Please see below for the workshops available this season. To book, please complete the Schools Activity Form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Theo Clinkard (Contemporary/Dance Theatre)
Wednesday 17 October, 9:30am-3pm
£8 per student
Aakash Odedra (Kathak/Contemporary) FULL
Friday 19 October, 9:30am-3pm
£8 per student
Probe (Contemporary/Dance Theatre)
Friday 23 November, 9:30pm – 3pm
£8 per student
Amarita Vargas (Flamenco Workshops)
Tuesday 11 December, Wednesday 12 December, Thursday 13 December, 9:30am-3pm
3 workshops for 3 schools, £8 per student.
The workshop will consist of: 2 hours of a Flamenco dance class, discussion and then 2 hours of art/drawing of a Flamenco dancer. You can then come and watch the professional Flamenco dancers perform at Pavilion Dance on Friday 14 December.
Exclusive Schools Performances
Aakash Odedra – Rising
Wednesday 17 October, 7:30pm
Featuring solos choreographed by Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Aakash’s background in Kathak and Bharatanatyam has been used to create a new flavour of contemporary dance.
To book, please complete the Schools Activity Form and return it to email@example.com
Gemma is currently visiting Secondary Schools in the area. If you would like Gemma to come into your school to talk about the opportunities available, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org