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When Dragimals Come to Déda! Toro: Beauty and the Bull

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's Future Plans - Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work

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.

A Hip Hop twist on the story of Oliver at Déda

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.

Circus magic, anarchic comedy….and the sound of Derby brass!

Circa Tsuica's crazy cocktail of rip-roaring live brass and breathtaking acrobatics comes to Derby this weekend.

Get ready to be swept away on a magic carpet of clowning creativity!

Arabian Nights and Days presented by Shifting Sands Theatre Company is a refreshing and imaginative adaptation of the classic tales; a feast of physical comedy, clowning and storytelling theatre with a strong emotional punch.

Producer for Derby's Cultural Campus project announced

Derby Theatre, Déda, QUAD and The Mighty Creatives are thrilled to announce David Chabeaux as Producer for the Derby City Cultural Campus project.

Neon Dance to launch Spring performance season with UK premiere

Exploring the human empathy spectrum through movement, sound and set, Empathy features an international cast of collaborators from the worlds of contemporary dance, music and design.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Déda

Looking ahead to Spring 2016, we wish you all the best over the festive season.

Save on the Spring Season performance programme at Déda

Running alongside a programme of nearly 50 classes per week for all ages and abilities, in Spring 2016 Déda will present exhilarating performances from professional companies. And with the new Season Saver ticket deal, audiences can save up to 20% off the main events.

Young performers wow sell-out crowd at Chesterfield Secondary U.Dance platform

Over 100 performers take to the Winding Wheel stage for 23 dances. It was the 10th time the Chesterfield School Sport Partnership have staged the platform and a fantastic opportunity for young people to perform and celebrate dance at the Winding Wheel Theatre.

Déda Announces Circus Residency

Déda has announced its first recipient of a residency grant to create new, innovative dance and circus choreography that will be performed across the UK.