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Déda Through The Decades

Déda has evolved and changed over the decades to one of the key cultural organisations in the city. With the celebrations of our 20th anniversary well underway, we’ve been having a good old rummage through the archives…
Déda has evolved and changed over the decades to one of the key cultural organisations in the city. With the celebrations of our 20th anniversary well underway, we’ve been havin… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/05/deda-through-decades/

Déda Through The Decades

Déda has evolved and changed over the decades to one of the key cultural organisations in the city. With the celebrations of our 20th anniversary well underway, we’ve been having a good old rummage through the archives…
Déda has evolved and changed over the decades to one of the key cultural organisations in the city. With the celebrations of our 20th anniversary well underway, we’ve been having … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/deda-through-decades/

Isobel's Journey as a START Dance Teacher

Isobel Davis, Dance Development and Learning Coordinator discusses the last five months of teaching dance to eight different schools as part of the START project.
Working with the Start project has been a wonderful, creative journey that I have been able to take with five different schools and eight different Key Stage 1 & 2 classes. As… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/04/isobels-journey-start-dance-teacher/

Knot Review

Have a look at an introduction to one of our work experience students, Emma, and her review on a recent performance of Knot by Nikki and JD.
Knot – Introducing myself to new experiences and art forms Hello everyone! My name is Emma Hall, I am a second-year journalism student and I am currently doing my work exper… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/02/knot-review/

The Hubbub Club - a very exciting launch party

Hubbub Theatre Company launch The Hubbub Club on Saturday 7 November at Déda - join the party!
Call 01332 370911 to book your ticket and celebrate the launch of The Hubbub Club at Déda on Saturday 7 November 5...4...3...2...1! Join us for a very special launch party on … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/hubbub-club-very-exciting-launch/

BA Dance Student Abbie's Blog: Studying Dance at Déda

We are proud to offer a BA dance degree in association with the University of Derby and one of our new students - Abbie - tells us why she chose to study here with us....
Abbie Dandridge  BA Dance Degree First Year Student  We are so excited to welcome another year of talented students to our BA (Hons) Dance Degree Course - here Abbie talks ab… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/studying-dance-deda/

Anneliese's Marketing Apprentice Blog

Déda's first marketing apprentice, Anneliese shares her experiences during her third month.
Our new marketing apprentice Anneliese (pictured in the middle) photographed outside Déda with two of our lovely Déda staff - Madeleine & Montserrat Anneliese's Blog  Anneli… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/annelieses-marketing-apprentice-blog/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

Marketing Apprentice Blog - Week 1 & 2

Our first marketing apprentice, Anneliese, shares her experiences during her first two weeks in her new position.
Our new marketing apprentice Anneliese (pictured in the middle) photographed outside Déda with two of our lovely Déda staff - Madeleine & Montserrat Anneliese's Blog - wks 1 &… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/marketing-apprentice-blog-week-1-2/

Fancy footwork and a Fifties revival!

Our Ballroom Beginners start Foxtrot on Tuesday at 6.30pm this week, and we welcome new starters to try four weeks of Rock 'n' Roll from 7.30pm!
Summer is a great time to learn a new social dance style! A Summer term of Social Dancing (week commencing 22nd June) Tuesdays from 6.30pm Join our Ballroom Beginners class on… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/fancy-footwork-and-fifties-revival/

Blogger Anthony reviews Hercules, Derby Theatre Fri 12 June

A regular class and show attendee, our blogger Anthony reviews Hercules performed at Derby Theatre in collaboration with Déda, New Art Club, Dance4 and Nottingham Playhouse.
Anthony is a regular at our Ballroom and Dance Gold classes and also enjoys Performance Poets in the CUBE café|bar. A regular class and show attendee, our blogger Anthony rev… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/blogger-anthony-reviews-hercules-derby-theatre-fri-12-june/

Déda News 11 June 2015

With Spiltmilk Say Dance, Hercules at Derby Theatre, Derby Book Festival, and a Céilidh
http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/news/deda-news-11-june-2015/

"Heartbreaking yet uplifting" performance from Aakash Odedra

Lisa Judson shares her thoughts following Aakash Odedra's double-bill 'Murmur and Inked'
Audience member and University of Derby graduate Lisa Judson shares her thoughts on Aakash Odedra's double-bill, 'Murmur and Inked'. "As someone who has just graduated with… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/heartbreaking-yet-uplifting-performance-aakash-odedra/

The Bard at the Barre

Ben Spiller, Artistic Director for 1623 Theatre starts the new year with a new class at Déda.
The Bard at the Barre Ben Spiller (36) hadn't been to a dance class before he took the plunge to sign-up for Beginners Ballet at Déda yesterday.  He told us that wanted to try… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/bard-barre/

The Déda Refurbishment gets underway!

Programming Officer Helen has a sneaky peek as the building work commences
The big Déda refurbishment has finally got underway. After more than a year in the planning and development, it seems a little surreal now that we are working to our interim class… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/deda-refurbishment-gets-underway/

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