As Déda celebrates 20 years in our Chapel Streety building, we invite Clare Limb, Déda's Head of Dance Development and Learning to discuss the latest All Dance project and Déda's work supporting diversity in the arts.
This time last year I sat down at my PC to write an application to Derbyshire County Council for the position of Creative Producer for All Dance - a project designed to raise the … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/03/20-years-accessibility-deda-all-dance/
On Friday 16th February, five of Déda’s very own Academy students took to London for The National Centre of Circus Arts huge youth circus weekend, "The National Youth Circus Event 2018".
On Friday 16th February, five of Déda’s very own Academy students took to London for The National Centre of Circus Arts huge youth circus weekend, The National Youth Circus Event … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/03/deda-visit-national-centre-circus-arts/
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
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/
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....
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/
Books on the list this month - Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky & Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson
The books for discussion this month were Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson & Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
Why Be Happy When You Could b… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/august-cube-book-club-reviews/
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.
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/
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
Lily Gornall won the poetry competition which we ran for our Derby Book Festival Simon Armitage event. Here is the first part of her winning entry!
Award winning poet, playwright, novelist, lyricist and broadcaster Simon Armitage performed at Déda as part of Derby Book Festival on Thursday 4 June Simon Armitage Poetry Competi… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/poetry-cube-simon-armitage-competition/
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/
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/
"What I love about the Festé weekend is that I can walk through familiar streets and see something that completely blows me away, making me laugh out loud and see our city in a different light." Déda Director Stephen Munn blogs about the programme for thi…
Stephen Munn blogs about Derby Festé 2014
Once again Festé is upon us and I am delighted to say that this fantastic cultural highlight for Derby is in terrific shape both artisti… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/stephen-munn-feste-2014/
Two years ago, despite a bleak public funding outlook, public support for Déda spurred us to look for a way to not just survive, but to thrive. We knew that we had to devise and implement a way forward that would reduce our need for public funding and br…
Two years ago, despite a bleak public funding outlook, public support for Déda spurred us to look for a way to not just survive, but to thrive. We knew that we had to devise and … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/capital-project-and-our-10-campaign/