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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.

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.

Rage Against the Machine, athleticism, beauty and Bach - Company Chameleon return to Déda

Company Chameleon bring their unforgettable and must see dance piece, Beauty Of The Beast, to Déda this Thursday. Cool, tough, funny, fast; expectations are high if you’re part of the gang.

Interview with Déda Artist (2008/9) Jose Agudo

Previous Déda Artist Jose Agudo's work A Thousand Shepherds comes to a sold-out house at Déda this week with ACE Dance and Music.

India Visit Marks Start of International Arts Project

A group from Derby will visit Vadodara in India next week to discuss how artists in the two cities can work together to produce new and innovative work.

Circus Evolution brings Circus Mayhem to Derby

A highlight of the Autumn season; Déda presents an evening of absurd circus featuring a back-pedalling pianist, an awesome speed painter and a slapstick clowning trio performing tricks with stacks of white buckets. In association with Crying Out Loud, Circus Evolution and the French Institute.

Physical Theatre Course Launched at Déda

A new Physical Theatre course has been launched at Déda in Derby, which aims to improve budding actors’ understanding of the different aspects of Physical Theatre.

Discussion Session - Producing and Supporting Work for the Outdoors

An invitation to producers and artists who are involved in the outdoor arts sector to discuss future opportunities in the region.