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 announces new addition to programming team – Associate Producer (Dance) Phil Hargreaves

    Déda announces a new Associate Producer to complement the expansion of the Déda performance programme. The addition of dance pro… MORE
  • Déda Hosts Inclusive Theatre Performance

    Déda is hosting a unique production inspired by Japanese stories and performed by Derby-based ‘Hubbub Theatre Company’ – an ense… MORE
  • Déda Expands Class Programme

    Déda in Chapel Street will launch an expanded class programme for adults and children following a £412,000 redevelopment program… MORE
  • 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
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