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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.

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.

Absolute Salsa host a special charity party in memory of Val Clay

On Saturday 15 February, Absolute Salsa will present a special Valentines charity evening in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care and TreeTops Hospice at Déda

Pay What You Can event evokes the beauty of rural landscape

On Saturday 8 February, Déda is pleased to present a third ‘Pay What You Can’ event, giving the audience a chance to see high quality dance and theatre from talented emerging companies without the financial risk.

Bold dance theatre show puts the spotlight on issues affecting teens

Leading dance company State of Emergency presents hard-hitting new dance theatre show Love&Sex aka Per-Mission at Déda on Friday 24 January at 7pm.

It's all change as Déda steps into Spring

Déda is pleased to present a brand new programme of inspiring classes, professional performances and family events for Spring 2014.

Déda Welcomes First Potential Degree Students

Déda will be welcoming the first potential students for its new BA (Hons) Dance degree at an open day on Saturday November 23.

Déda Launches Search For Young Dance Stars

A Chesterfield-based youth contemporary dance company is holding auditions next month to give talented local youngsters the chance to develop their performance skills.