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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 launches an awesome Autumn programme for 2015

Déda is excited to announce an action-packed autumn season full of exhilarating performances from professional companies alongside a dynamic class programme to get you and your whole family dancing through the winter months.

International Arts Project Launched

An international project which will link visual and dance artists in Derby and India’s fastest growing city Vadodara has been launched thanks to Arts Council England (ACE) support.

BA (Hons) Dance programme welcomes new second year students

Heading into the second year of the BA Dance programme at Déda, the team are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new cohort.

New Physical Theatre courses at Déda

We are excited to be introducing new Physical Theatre courses in the Autumn in collaboration with Gerry Flanagan from Shifting Sands Theatre.

Top Level National Dance Festival for Two of Déda's Youth Performance Companies

Two of Déda’s Youth Performance Companies have won coveted places in a top level national dance festival in Plymouth this month (July).

Déda Welcomes New Associate Artist

International contemporary dance artist Jorge Crecis has joined Déda in Derby as Associate Artist, supported by funding from Arts Council England.

Visit Derby’s Well Dressing Trail celebrating 175 years of the Derby Arboretum Park

Follow the well dressing trail through Derby 27 June - 5 July

Hula Hoop Workshop Builds Excitement for Herculean Performance

Visitors to Intu Derby shopping centre on Saturday May 23 will be invited to join a hula hoop workshop and flashmob as part of the build-up to an exciting performance which is coming to Derby Theatre on Friday June 12.

Déda class expansion - Zumba, Burlesque and Acrobatics

Fantastic new classes on offer from April 2015.

Recognition For Inspiring Local Dance Artist

Dance artist Alice Vale has been awarded Inspirational Woman of the Year in the Arts as part of the local celebrations for International Women’s Day.