Welcome to Déda

Déda is a unique venue located in Derby city centre offering a dance-focussed arts programme of performances, classes and dance development activity.

Déda News

  • Déda class expansion - Zumba, Burlesque and Acrobatics

    Fantastic new classes on offer from April 2015. MORE
  • Recognition For Inspiring Local Dance Artist

    Dance artist Alice Vale has been awarded Inspirational Woman of the Year in the Arts as part of the local celebrations for Inter… MORE
  • National Date For Déda Dancers

    Two of Déda’s Youth Performance Companies - Bounceback and Derbyshire Youth Dance Company - have won coveted places at the U.Dan… MORE
  • Community Performers Wanted For Herculean Opportunity

    Budding local performers are being invited to audition to be part of the Derby performance of a national touring show which is c… MORE
  • Déda Marketing Derby Bondholder breakfast (Jan 2015)

    On Tuesday 27 January 2015, Déda welcomed over 70 of the Marketing Derby Bondholders to our building. Here's a Storify of their … MORE
Classes & Déda|Academy

Nearly 50 classes a week for people of all ages and abilities.

CUBE café|bar

Perfect for breakfast, lunch and everything in between!


Our programme of contemporary dance, theatre and music events.


Déda|Producing produces work for festivals, touring and projects.

Spaces for hire

Whatever the occasion, Déda has a range of inspirational spaces available for hire.

  • Déda
  • Déda Theatre
  • Chapel Meeting Room
  • Studios at Déda
  • Déda Theatre
  • CUBE café|bar
  • Learning Suite