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

  • Degree open event offers first steps to a top career

    Déda will be holding an Open Audition on 9 July for a new Dance Degree, developed in collaboration with the University of Derby. MORE
  • Funding Commitment Announced For Déda

    Déda has secured funding from Arts Council England (ACE) under its National Portfolio Organisation programme for the next three … MORE
  • Visit Derby's first ever Well Dressing Trail

    From Saturday 28 June to Sunday 6 July, take part in Derby's first ever Well Dressing Trail MORE
  • First Students Gear Up For New Dance Degree

    The first students have been offered places for the new BA (Hons) Dance degree which will start in Derby this September. MORE
  • Innovative Project wins National Award

    Elemental Force wins Bronze Award at the Visit England Awards for Excellence 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