Welcome to Déda

Déda is a creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work – located in the heart of Derby and connecting locally, nationally and internationally.

Déda News

  • Déda Associate Artist to present at Manchester Science Festival

    International contemporary dance artist Jorge Crecis, a former Associate Artist at regional dance house Déda, will give an insig… MORE
  • Innovative Project In Line For Heritage Awards

    An innovative creative project, which celebrated the life and times of acclaimed artist Joseph Wright, has been shortlisted for … MORE
  • Premiere dance performance set to soar as Derbyshire based Adaire to Dance re-unite with visual arts company ILLUMINOS

    Adaire to Dance and ILLUMINOS present Icarus, a new dance and digital interpretation of the well-known Greek myth. Combining cap… MORE
  • Derby welcomes Malaysian Gamelan Group Kayu Gangsa in Premiere Performance at Déda

    Kayu Gangsa, the UK's only professional Malaysian Gamelan group is set to make its first performance in Derby at Déda on Friday … 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