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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.

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.

Hip Hop Icons take to the Déda stage in a jam-packed Urban Weekend

On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November, Déda presents an Urban Weekend with two red-hot performances from pioneering Hip Hop artists.

Make some room. Make some noise. Here come the BalletBoyz

Following triumphant UK and international appearances on stage and screen, the Balletboyz® are coming to Derby Theatre for one night only on Tue 5 November.

Pay What You Can Performance from Rising Theatre Stars

On Saturday 2 November, Déda is pleased to present a ‘Pay What You Can’ event, giving the audience a chance to see high quality theatre from talented emerging companies without the financial risk.

Boing into Christmas! A magical dance theatre show for families at Déda

On Sunday 13 October, join two boys in the Déda Theatre who just can’t wait for Christmas morning.