To mark our 20 year anniversary and our continued support to artist development, we are offering 20 days of free studio space to artists, companies and producers across the UK and internationally.
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.
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.
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'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.
Get involved with Derby Festé, part of the Without Walls Associate Touring Network. To celebrate the 10th Derby Festé the show that opened the festival in 2007 is making a dramatic return.
Next Céilidh: Saturday 9 July 8pm
Déda are hosting a forum to share best practice in arts work for people with Dementia, in partnership with Arts in Health Derby throughout the day before playing host to the Secret Dance Club's 'Camera Obscura' at the end of the month.
With funding through The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Déda has appointed a Creative Producer to help drive forward the organisation’s vision to become the Midlands’ leading creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performing arts.
Déda - a creative centre for the development of Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work - is bringing together a wide range of arts professionals for a symposium in Derby, the East Midlands.
On Friday 6 May Déda is delighted to host Fagin’s Twist, an ambitious reimagining of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist by innovative hip-hop/contemporary dance company Avant Garde Dance.