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Meet the Real Star-Crossed Lovers

Meet the extraordinary performers behind Lost Dog's acclaimed Juliet and Romeo, which will be coming to Déda on Thursday 4 October.
LOST DOG’s “searingly witty” (SeeingDance) ‘Juliet & Romeo’ opened to packed houses and critical acclaim at a two week run at Battersea Arts Centre in London earlier this year.… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/10/shakespeares-star-crossed-lovers-are-reimagined-ben-duke-and-solene-weinachter1/

Leah's Year 11 Work Experience

A blog by Year 11 student Leah about her work experience placement at Déda
Hi! My name is Leah Wright, I am a Year 11 student and I am currently doing my work experience placement at Déda. Ever since I was 3 I was dancing, doing ballet and tap and as … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/09/leahs-year-11-work-experience/

20 Days for 20 Years Residencies

Déda are pleased to announce the 2018 20 years residency artists, made up of a fantastically broad range of creatives from across the Midlands and UK.
@deda.derby #dedaderby @dedaderby   Keep your eyes on the Déda social media channels for more information on the artists and chances to see them in action! Déda are pleased to… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/08/20-days-20-years-residencies/

Derby Dancing: Northern Soul Scene Still Going Strong!

Carlton's Derby Dancing Northern Soul Moments...
I was first introduced to the Northern Soul scene when I was about 15 when some lads at our local youth club at Spondon house school started playing some Soul music – a type of mus… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/08/derby-dancing-northern-soul-scene-still-going-strong/

Déda Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary Milestone

More than 100 people who are part of the past, present and future of Déda in Derby's Cathedral Quarter attended a 20th anniversary celebration event at the Chapel Street venue.
More than 100 people who are part of the past, present and future of Déda in Derby's Cathedral Quarter attended a 20th anniversary celebration event at the Chapel Street venue. … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/news/deda-celebrates-20-year-anniversary-milestone/

Déda Celebrates Anniversary Milestone

More than 100 people who are part of the past, present and future of Déda in Derby's Cathedral Quarter attended our 20th anniversary celebration event at our Chapel Street home.
More than 100 people who are part of the past, present and future of Déda in Derby's Cathedral Quarter attended our 20th anniversary celebration event at our Chapel Street home on… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/07/deda-celebrates-anniversary-milestone/

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/

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