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 helps Winter Walker get into their stride

    Winter Walker Theatre company has been selected to join Derby-based regional dance house Déda for a year-long Resident Artists s… MORE
  • Young Dancers to Perform on National Competition Stage

    Youth dance company, Javvani has won a coveted place in the national finals of a prestigious competition for the first time. MORE
  • Bookshelves are brought to life in magical dance theatre show Shhh!

    On Friday 16 May, C-12 Dance Theatre presents Shhh! at Déda – a magical love story set among the book shelves of a library. MORE
  • Innovative Project in line for National Award

    A major arts project developed by Déda which focused on developing cultural tourism in the region, has been shortlisted for a na… MORE
  • Déda holds first degree auditions

    More than 40 budding dancers from across the UK will visit Déda next week (March 25/26) for the first round of auditions for the… 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