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U.Dance Festival 2015

Taking place in the South West region for the very first time, Youth Dance England in partnership with Plymouth Dance present U.Dance 2015, the national festival that celebrates and showcases the very best youth dance work from across the country.
Déda Youth Performance Group Bounceback at U.Dance 2015 Katherine & Alice Blog about their time at U.Dance 2015 Youth Dance England in partnership with Plymouth Dance … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/udance-festival-2015/

Lisa Judson introduces the Plus One campaign

Major arts and cultural organisations in Derby have joined forces with Barnardo's to give children in care the chance to experience live performance, film, and workshops in the city. Plus One aims to inspire young people and spark an on-going interest …
Lisa Judson, Plus One Coordinator The Plus One campaign continues to grow from strength to strength and newly appointed Plus One Coordinator Lisa tells us why supporting it is so … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/lisa-judson-introduces-plus-one-campaign/

Meet Hannah Our Party Booker!

Hannah is our Sales and Customer Services Assistant here at Déda. We asked her to write a short blog post about the party planning side of her job.
Hannah Asprey,  Sales and Customer Services Assistant Party Planning with Hannah  Hello. I’m Hannah. I’m currently the Sales and Customer Service Assistant at Deda. I have enj… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/meet-hannah-our-party-booker/

Marketing Apprentice Blog

Anneliese Moss is the new Marketing Apprentice at Déda. She'll be working with us for the next 12 months, helping us to develop audiences for everything we do.
Our new marketing apprentice Anneliese (pictured in the middle) photographed outside Déda with two of our lovely Déda staff - Madeleine & Montserrat Anneliese's Blog Annelie… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/marketing-apprentice-blog/

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.
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.… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/news/international-arts-project-launched/

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.
Find out more about the BA Dance programme. Image courtesy of the University of Derby The second group of students will join the new BA (Hons) Dance degree which is based a… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/news/ba-dance-welcomes-new-students/

Storytelling: Bleu!

A free story telling event based on the themes in BLEU!
Part of the Get Creative Family Arts Festival          9 October - 1 November  To rate this event please visit http://goo.gl/pyhPCl  You may even win yourself an ipad!   … http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/storytelling-bleu/

Crying Out Loud on behalf of Circus Evolution: Circus Mayhem

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.
Jon Hicks International Man of Artistry  Pictured: Rimski & his bicycle piano  http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/crying-out-loud-behalf-circus-evolution-circus-mayhem/

Work Experience diary - Naomi Midgelow

Youth Performance Company member Naomi talks about her experience of Déda over the last 5 years.
Work Experience at Déda Hello, my name is Naomi Midgelow, I am 15 and I am doing work experience here at Déda . I have been coming to various Déda classes since I was little a… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/work-experience-diary-naomi-midgelow/

Déda, Derby LIVE, Derby Theatre, and QUAD: Derby Festé

Derby Festé 2015 returns with a bang for its ninth year, transforming the city centre into a world-class festival site with performances for the whole family to enjoy.
Presented and produced by Déda, Derby LIVE, Derby Theatre and QUAD Derby Festé kicks off on Friday night with the Grand Tour installation, The Enlightenment Comes Alive, projec… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/deda-derby-live-derby-theatre-and-quad-derby-feste/

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.
We are excited to announce new Physical Theatre courses for the Autumn term, in collaboration with Gerry Flanagan from Shifting Sands Theatre. Gerry Flanagan has worked with ma… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/news/new-physical-theatre-courses-deda/

Jazz at CUBE: Pigfoot

Pigfoot presents a fresh look at Armstrong, Jelly Roll, Fats Waller et al, featuring 1920s and ’30s rags, blues, old swing tunes and spirituals.
Presented by Derby Jazz Featuring: Chris Batchelor (cornet, trumpet) Liam Noble (piano) Oren Marshall (tuba) Paul Clarvis (percussion) Pigfoot presents a fresh l… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/jazz-cube-pigfoot/

Jazz at CUBE: Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive, original and creative jazz singers the UK has produced.
Presented by Derby Jazz Ian Shaw (vocals) Jamie Safiruddin (piano) Ian Shaw is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive, original and creative jazz singers that the… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/derby-jazz-jazz-cube/

Scarlett Daggers and Déda: LaDéDa Christmas Burlesque Cabaret

LaDéDa returns once again for Derby’s cheekiest night out! With the addition of Kitty Ribbons and Pinky Deville, hosts Scarlett Daggers and Stage Door Johnny will ensure your festive season gets off to a glittering start!
 Christmas Cabaret, Christmas Party! Join us for a Christmas party with a difference! Tuck into a naughty-but-nice Christmas buffet before the show for £28 per person (include… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/scarlett-daggers-and-deda-ladeda-christmas-burlesque-cabaret/

Déda Academy: Future Light

Déda’s Youth Performance Companies are back again with their annual platform, Future Light.
Presented by the Déda|Academy Future Light is back with an exciting programme of the best youth talent. Aged from 10 upwards, Déda's Youth Performance Companies have been wo… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/deda-academyfuture-light/

Work Experience diary - Rosie Roberts

Heanor Gate Science College student Rosie gives us the rundown of her busy week at Déda!
Work experience blog My name is Rosie Roberts I’m fifteen and this week I have been doing my work placement at Déda. So far this week I have been doing a broad range of jobs and … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/work-experience-diary-rosie-roberts/

Furthest From The Sea and MissImp: Interrobang

Interrobang is a live improvised comedy show for anyone and everyone.
Presented by Furthest From The Sea and MissImp Interrobang is a live improvised comedy show for anyone and everyone. All you have to do is put your name in the hat, wait for… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/furthest-sea-and-missimp-interrobang1/

3D Derby Deaf Drama / Red Earth Theatre: Cinderella’s Last Ball

Saturday Performances3D is back with the well-known Fairy Tale of Cinderella.With lots of laughter, singing and dancing for all the family to enjoy. Will those Ugly Sisters behave themselves, I don't think so! Will Cinderella live Happily ever after? Don'…
Presented by 3D Derby Deaf Drama in association with Red Earth Theatre Join 3D Theatre Company as they re-tell the classic fairytale of Cinderella; With lots of laughter, singi… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/3d-derby-deaf-drama-cinderellas-last-ball/

Company Chameleon: Beauty Of The Beast

A funny, moving and subversive look at male group dynamics, Beauty Of The Beast peels back and uncovers the many faces of man.
Beauty of the Beast Promo from Company Chameleon on Vimeo. Presented by Company Chameleon Beauty Of The Beast is a dynamic new full-length work, for an all male cast, choreo… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/company-chameleon-beauty-beast/

Adaire To Dance Research and Development Week

Company Adaire To Dance have been working on new piece Icarus (working title) in the Déda spaces with incredible projection work from Illuminos.
Adaire To Dance - Research and Development for Icarus (working title) Last week the Adaire to Dance creative team were back in the studio at Déda for phase one of research and de… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/adaire-dance-research-and-development-week/

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