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SNOW: An Accessible Christmas Performance

Find out how Holly Noble Company is trying to make SNOW a more accessible production.
SNOW director Holly Noble wants to change people’s attitudes towards Ballet, from a dance form often seen as elitist to something to be enjoyed by a wider audience. SNOW retel… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/12/snow-accessible-christmas-performance/

The Siddiquis Spill the Beans on Derby Fame, Christmas Jumpers and Snakehips Sid...

We interview Derby's favourite telly trio ahead of their Déda debut An Evening With the Siddiquis on Saturday 1 December.
In the lead up to An Evening with the Siddiquis at Déda, we ask the boys a few questions of our own...   Do you have nicknames for each other? Baasit Not for each other b… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/11/siddiquis-spill-beans-derby-fame-christmas-jumpers-and-snakehips-sid/

December Fun Thanks To The National Lottery #ThanksToYou

From 3-8 December 2018 Déda is offering a free Goody Bag to the first 50 National Lottery players to visit our Derby Dancing exhibition.
Déda will be giving out a free goody bag to National Lottery players during the week of 3-8 December 2018. We are one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded visitor … http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/thankstoyou/

STEAM project bringing STEM subjects alive with circus and dance

Learn more about the STEAM project; a collaboration between Déda and Rolls-Royce to bring the STEM subjects alive with circus and dance.
Déda is really excited to be working with Rolls-Royce to bring STEM subjects to life with circus and dance for Derby school children. Working together, local primary schools, c… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/11/steam-project-bringing-stem-subjects-alive-circus-and-dance/

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/

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/

Placement Student Emma's Last Blog

University of Derby BA (Hons) Journalism Student Emma discusses the second half of her placement at Déda.
Hello again! Emma here! If you’ve just come across Déda’s blog section on their website and you haven’t seen my first post, here is a little about me that will hopefully get yo… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/04/placement-student-emmas-last-blogemmas-last-blog/

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/

Déda 20 Years: All Dance and Diversity at Déda

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/

Déda Visit to National Centre for Circus Arts

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/

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/

A Week in the Life of Katherine, our Dance Development and Learning Coordinator

If you have ever considered a career in dance development, or even if you haven't, this blog from our dance development and learning co-coordinator Katherine, is an absolute must read.
A Week in the Life of Katherine If you have ever considered a career in dance development, or even if you haven't, this blog from our dance development and learning co-coordinato… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/week-life-katherine-our-dance-development-and-learning-coordinator/

Take a deep breath and try Ashtanga Yoga this Autumn

Photographer and QUAD's Corporate Sales and Events Officer tells us why she loves Ashtanga Yoga.
Charlotte Jopling is a creative, documentary wedding photographer based in Derbyshire and working throughout the UK. She also works as Corporate Sales and Events Officer at QUA… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/take-deep-breath-and-try-ashtanga-yoga-autumn/

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/

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/

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