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Magical Moonfall is the perfect Christmas treat for all ages

Déda's Christmas show this year is 'Moonfall', created by Hikapee Theatre - a magical tale of a princess and her brother.

Déda Box Office gets new software

On Tuesday 13 December our box office will close whilst we change our box office software. We will re-open at 5 PM. During this time we will not be able to sell tickets over the phone, in person or online. We apologise for any inconvenience but I am sure you will love all the new features to booking on-line when we are back up and running.

Local Pupils Prepare For Déda Production Curtain Raiser

Pupils at Royal School for the Deaf Derby (RSDD) will perform a specially choreographed dance and contemporary circus piece as the curtain-raiser for a family show at regional dance house Déda on Tuesday December 20.

Déda Academy Dancer Secures First Role

A young dancer who is a member of the Déda Academy’s award-winning Youth Performance Company Bounceback recently clinched her first role with a professional theatre company.

Déda Expands Associate Artist Programme

Regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter has expanded its Associate Artist Programme to reflect the organisation’s national role in creating a fusion between dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance.

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 insight into his installation performance at Manchester Science Festival on Sunday October 23.

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 a Derbyshire Heritage Award.

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 captivating choreography and illuminating interactive artwork, audiences are taken on a journey to Sun and beyond.

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 16 September.

Déda celebrates successful Catalyst: Evolve bid

We're delighted to announce that Déda is one of 140 organisations to receive a share of £17.5 million as part of Arts Council England’s Catalyst: Evolve programme.

Déda celebrates partnership with The National Centre for Circus Arts

Déda's vision to become a creative hub for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor work in the East Midlands has been bolstered by an exciting partnership with The National Centre for Circus Arts in London.