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

  • Discussion Session - Producing and Supporting Work for the Outdoors

    An invitation to producers and artists who are involved in the outdoor arts sector to discuss future opportunities in the region… MORE
  • Déda launches an awesome Autumn programme for 2015

    Déda is excited to announce an action-packed autumn season full of exhilarating performances from professional companies alongsi… MORE
  • International Arts Project Launched

    An international project which will link visual and dance artists in Derby and India’s fastest growing city Vadodara has been la… MORE
  • BA (Hons) Dance programme welcomes new second year students

    Heading into the second year of the BA Dance programme at Déda, the team are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new cohort. MORE
  • New Physical Theatre courses at Déda

    We are excited to be introducing new Physical Theatre courses in the Autumn in collaboration with Gerry Flanagan from Shifting S… 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