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

  • India Visit Marks Start of International Arts Project

    A group from Derby will visit Vadodara in India next week to discuss how artists in the two cities can work together to produce … MORE
  • Circus Evolution brings Circus Mayhem to Derby

    A highlight of the Autumn season; Déda presents an evening of absurd circus featuring a back-pedalling pianist, an awesome speed… MORE
  • Physical Theatre Course Launched at Déda

    A new Physical Theatre course has been launched at Déda in Derby, which aims to improve budding actors’ understanding of the dif… MORE
  • 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
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