DeNada dance theatre will be performing Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra’s TORO, a new, gender questioning, Hispanic take on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.
Déda and partner organisation Artcore’s ‘Getting Derby Schools Creative’ project is one of the groups on the shortlist to receive funding as part of Tesco and Groundwork's Bags For Help scheme. The project will support 480 school children to embark on a visual arts and dance learning journey.
Start, created by Children & the Arts, is a three-year engagement programme of arts activity between selected cultural organisations and local schools that tackles inequality by working only with the children who need it most, who are at risk of missing out on a creative and cultural education.
An internationally-acclaimed Indian dancer, choreographer and educator will visit the city this week to launch preparations for the climax performance at this September’s Derby Festé.
The achievements of the first students to graduate from the University of Derby BA Hons Dance degree – based at regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter - have been honoured with the first seat plaque at the venue’s theatre.
Today, Arts Council England announced the new National Portfolio for 2018-22 - a fresh, ambitious and wide-ranging group of organisations believed to bring new energy to the arts and cultural sector, while reaching more people in more places than ever before. Déda is delighted to be invited to remain an Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation 2018 - 22.
Déda, the Derby-based regional dance house, has been selected by Arts Derbyshire and Derbyshire County Council as the Creative Producer for a two-year project which will develop and celebrate the talents of disabled people.
Visitors to Derby Festé this September will be able to enjoy the very best of different cultures in a two-day outdoor entertainment spectacular. Derby Festé has been a highlight in the city’s calendar for the past 11 years and this year’s festival will be held on Friday September 29 and Saturday September 30 with the theme of fusing Western and Eastern cultures in the most spectacular fashion.
On Friday 19th May, patients at the Radbourne Unit, a mental health care unit in Derby, can look forward to a visit from touring dance theatre company, Company Chameleon. The Manchester-based Company, which tours the world performing, is visiting the unit to perform and deliver a dance workshop.
Following successful tours in 2015 and 2016, Flamenco Edition 2017 returns with Ana Morales Flamenco Company in Reunión
There is the opportunity for a professional company or artist with a proven track record to submit a proposal for a £4,000 commission for this year's Derby Festé.