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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.

First Students Gear Up For New Dance Degree

The first students have been offered places for the new BA (Hons) Dance degree which will start in Derby this September.

Innovative Project wins National Award

Elemental Force wins Bronze Award at the Visit England Awards for Excellence

Déda Success In National Competition Line-Up

Four youth dance companies under the umbrella of Derby-based regional dance house Déda have earned coveted places in U.Dance 14 to be held next month in Nottingham.

Déda helps Winter Walker get into their stride

Winter Walker Theatre company has been selected to join Derby-based regional dance house Déda for a year-long Resident Artists support programme.

Young Dancers to Perform on National Competition Stage

Youth dance company, Javvani has won a coveted place in the national finals of a prestigious competition for the first time.

Bookshelves are brought to life in magical dance theatre show Shhh!

On Friday 16 May, C-12 Dance Theatre presents Shhh! at Déda – a magical love story set among the book shelves of a library.

Innovative Project in line for National Award

A major arts project developed by Déda which focused on developing cultural tourism in the region, has been shortlisted for a national award.

Déda holds first degree auditions

More than 40 budding dancers from across the UK will visit Déda next week (March 25/26) for the first round of auditions for the new BA (Hons) Dance degree that will start this September.

A brand new boundary-blurring performance from award-winning company Probe

Probe bring new dance theatre work Running on Empty to Déda on Friday 14 March at 8pm.

International dance company works with Derbyshire Artists as it launches its first UK tour

On Friday 21 February internationally-acclaimed dance-theatre company T42 will launch its first ever UK tour at Déda, following a curtain-raising performance created by local dance artists.