Déda is a creative centre and a leading cultural institution in Derby specialising in Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work. Our mission is to deliver an exceptional programme of Dance and Physical Performance to as wide an audience as possible and to be recognised for outstanding contributions in the fields of Dance Development and Learning.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the organisation and deliver our ambitious strategy. If you are an experienced cultural leader who can take Deda to the next stage in its development then we would like to hear from you. 
Interviews will take place the last week in January.


Please send your CV and covering letter addressing how your experience meets the job description and person specification by 5pm on 6 January 2020 for the attention of Jo Dowson

Come and join the CUBE team

Waiting staff required

This position requires a friendly individual with exceptional customer service skills who is hardworking, honest and a good team player. Catering or coffee shop experience essential.

Must be available to work evenings and weekend shifts. Interested? Bring in your C.V. and ask for Catherine Ward, CUBE Manager or email your C.V to

Closing date 13th January 2020


Front of House Volunteers

We are looking for friendly and reliable Front of House Volunteers to join our team. Contact the Front of House team if you are interested in gaining great experience supporting the smooth running of our performances and events.

Youth and Community

Many of our volunteering opportunities are available through our Youth and Community programmes. Email Clare Limb at or call 01332 374681 for details.

Apprentice Dance Artist Scheme

For further information on our Apprentice Dance Artist Scheme contact Isobel Davis, Dance Development and Learning Co-ordinator, on 01332 374671 or via email

Placements and Internships

Déda has also worked with the University of Derby in order to offer various placements and Internships within our organisation - see our blog pages for evidence of their time here.

I have really enjoyed my time at Déda and learnt so much. I am very grateful for volunteering and working for such an amazing place
Alice Pashley, Dance Development & Learning Volunteer