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20 Days for 20 years!

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.

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.

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.