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 Circus Residency

    Déda has announced its first recipient of a residency grant to create new, innovative dance and circus choreography that will be… MORE
  • Rage Against the Machine, athleticism, beauty and Bach - Company Chameleon return to Déda

    Company Chameleon bring their unforgettable and must see dance piece, Beauty Of The Beast, to Déda this Thursday. Cool, tough… MORE
  • Interview with Déda Artist (2008/9) Jose Agudo

    Previous Déda Artist Jose Agudo's work A Thousand Shepherds comes to a sold-out house at Déda this week with ACE Dance and Music… MORE
  • 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
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