A dance macabre based on Shakespeare's famous tragedy enhanced with bard and signing. More info.
" The witches are wonderful, their sinuous moves, and their scuttling about up on points, are suitably eerie....The choreography throughout the piece is excellent; the murders are murderous; the balletic fight scenes work; the ensemble work is tight and visually stunning." - Theatre Bath
Whether it's the Nicholas Brothers, Fred and Ginger or Happy Feet - who hasn't ever wished they could tap? We're offering you the chance to pick up a few moves, or brush up on your old ones, just in time to tap along to your favourite Christmas movies. More info
SWDT and Theatre 57 have teamed up to produce a dance piece specifically aimed at toddlers and young families (although the taster went down very well with the adults at Keep the Beat too). The performance takes place Saturday 5th November 10:30am at Redland Park United Reformed Church on Whiteladies Rd, BS6. More info
We've invited the creme de la creme of the region's talent to perform and present workshops in a range of styles from Irish, African and Bhangra ballet to contemporary, street, b boy and krump, as well as partner dancing in swing, salsa and tango. Redfest's first ever dance tent takes place Sat 6th Aug from 12noon to 7:45pm. More info
Tickets now on sale for Lady MacBeth at the Mission Theatre for the Bath Fringe Festival Sunday 5th June.
In association with our production Lady MacBeth for young people aged 11-19 to get more out of Shakespeare, dance and theatre using sign language, and in particular our production itself. The workshop takes place at the Pickle Factory, Bristol BS5
Dance tent at Redfest 2016
Plans are underway for a dance tent at Redfest this year and we're curating it. If you would like to see your group/act featured at the festival in St George's Park this August, email us here
This year Redfest has its first ever dance tent and South West Dance Theatre are hosting. Get a program for full line up and times ge
Lady MacBeth - read the Bristol Shakespeare Festival Blog
Review out for the Bath performance of Lady MacBeth: "visually stunning". Book for the Bristol performance on our what's on page
Thanks to IOP Publishing for sponsorship towards consultation with deaf men dancing for our production of Lady MacBeth.
The UKCPO is now sponsor for SWDT's event 'Light-from Big Bang to VJs', allowing us to make the event free for under 16s. In addition IOP Publishing are sponsoring a limnited number of free tickets for under 25s to attend free of charge as well. A huge thanks to our sponsors!
Renee is back whoop whoop! Catch her in action in Fall from Grace October 10th
We've waved a sad goodbye to our beautiful Renee for two long months this summer. Enjoy the US work Renee - we'll be looking forward to hearing all about it when you're back!
A huge thank you to our studio Fitness4Less for increasing their support in kind to us in the run up to the Dance of the Grimm Heroine!
SWDT were at BCFM around 1pm on Thursday talking to Jerry Cowhig on the Jerry Cowhig show
SWDT were at Ujima fm on Friday talking to Mistri about some of the outreach programs this autumn on his show Cruisin'
Whoop whoop for SWDT's Rhiannon Taylor who has been confirmed as the choreographer for the Special Olympics.