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 Welcomes New Associate Artist

    International contemporary dance artist Jorge Crecis has joined Déda in Derby as Associate Artist, supported by funding from Art… MORE
  • Visit Derby’s Well Dressing Trail celebrating 175 years of the Derby Arboretum Park

    Follow the well dressing trail through Derby 27 June - 5 July MORE
  • Hula Hoop Workshop Builds Excitement for Herculean Performance

    Visitors to Intu Derby shopping centre on Saturday May 23 will be invited to join a hula hoop workshop and flashmob as part of t… MORE
  • Déda class expansion - Zumba, Burlesque and Acrobatics

    Fantastic new classes on offer from April 2015. MORE
  • Recognition For Inspiring Local Dance Artist

    Dance artist Alice Vale has been awarded Inspirational Woman of the Year in the Arts as part of the local celebrations for Inter… 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