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"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/

Stephen Munn on Festé 2014

"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/

The Capital Project and our £10-Up! campaign

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/

Blogger Louise checks out graduate company JV2

Our blogger Louise joined us for the JV2 performance, the post-graduate company of Jasmin Vardimon Company
Déda Blogger Louise came along to see graduate performance company JV2 - a triple bill of brand new work by Jasmin Vardimon, David Lloyd, Paul Blackman and Christine Gouzelis.  … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/blogger-louise-checks-out-graduate-company-jv2/

Louise's review of Artificial Things

Blogger Louise reviews Stopgap's performance of Artificial Things at Déda on 28 February
Blogger Louise has been teaching yoga for 10 years and runs classes near to her home in the Peak Disctrict. She is a mum to two little one's. Louise reviewed Stopgap Dance Company… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/louises-review-artificial-things/

Hannah and Magdalena's Professional Development Residency Experience

Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena reflects on her experience taking part in a professional residency with T42 Dance Company
Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena reflect on their experience participating in a three day professional development residency with renowned dance company T42.  Day 2-3 and Per… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/hannahs-profess/

T42 Professional Development Residency

Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena take part in a professional development residency with international company T42. Here's how they got on!
Each year Déda runs a three day professional development residency with a renowned dance company. The residency consists of three intensive days working with the company, takin… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/t42-professional-development-residency/

Heather's first day as a Plus One ambassador

Heather is Déda's Plus One Ambassador - here she talks about her first day with us!
I joined in with the Stompers and I really enjoyed it; I thought it was fun and I could see the children's faces - they were having so much fun. We did an introduction - said our … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/heathers-first-day-plus-one-ambassador/

Growing Upwards

Déda Director talks about Déda's expansion and refurbishment project, with artist impressions of our new spaces.
The centre for dance on Chapel Street has been in existence since 1998, establishing itself over the years as the much loved home for dance in Derby and the wider East Midland… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2013/11/growing-upwards/

Chair’s speech to AGM 2012-2013

2012 was an exceptionally fine vintage – not just for Déda but for the UK as a whole!
2012 was an exceptionally fine vintage – not just for Déda but for the UK as a whole!  The Olympics, Cultural Olympiad and Diamond Jubilee demonstrated Britain at its best, foster… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/chairs-speech-agm-2012-2013/

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