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Derby Festé 2018 is offering a commission for locally based artists

There is the opportunity for a professional company / artist with a proven track record to submit a proposal for a £4,000 commission. The selected work must be ready for performance on the Festé weekend - the 27th – 29th September 2018.

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.

National Date For Déda Dancers

Two of Déda’s Youth Performance Companies - Bounceback and Derbyshire Youth Dance Company - have won coveted places at the U.Dance 2015 festival in Plymouth this summer.

Community Performers Wanted For Herculean Opportunity

Budding local performers are being invited to audition to be part of the Derby performance of a national touring show which is coming to Derby Theatre on Friday June 12.

Déda Marketing Derby Bondholder breakfast (Jan 2015)

On Tuesday 27 January 2015, Déda welcomed over 70 of the Marketing Derby Bondholders to our building. Here's a Storify of their comments.

Déda Appoints New Chair to its Board

Geoff Sweeney, Development Director at the Birmingham Royal Ballet in charge of fundraising, has joined the Board of Trustees of Derby-based regional dance house Déda as Chair.

Déda announces new addition to programming team – Associate Producer (Dance) Phil Hargreaves

Déda announces a new Associate Producer to complement the expansion of the Déda performance programme. The addition of dance producer Phil Hargreaves will enable Déda Director Stephen Munn to continue to develop Déda’s family friendly performance events and new programme of circus work.

Déda Hosts Inclusive Theatre Performance

Déda is hosting a unique production inspired by Japanese stories and performed by Derby-based ‘Hubbub Theatre Company’ – an ensemble of performers with moderate learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities, alongside professional and emerging local theatre practitioners.

Déda Expands Class Programme

Déda in Chapel Street will launch an expanded class programme for adults and children following a £412,000 redevelopment programme at the regional dance house. Several new classes will start in September – some of which will be based in the new dance and production studio