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Déda Refurbishment Update

A sneaky peek at the latest progress of the Déda Refurbishment
After a slow start, work on the former squash courts is now pressing ahead. Baileys Construction have built the main supporting beam which will run down the centre of the new stud… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/deda-refurbishment-update/

Programming Officer Helen heads to Danish+

Helen heads over to Danish+, a festival of performing arts for children and young people in Aarhus, Denmark
Déda has been part of the East Midlands Children’s Theatre Network for a couple of years now, a consortium of venues from across the East Midlands. We work together to programme a… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/programming-officer-helen-heads-danish/

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/

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/

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/

Creating an amazing HE dance course

Life at Déda is very exciting for Clare Limb, as she has currently got the job of designing and developing the new Dance BA to go into Déda's brand new studio from September 2014.
Life at Déda is very exciting for me as I've currently got the job of designing and developing our new Dance BA to go into our brand new studio from September 2014. I couldn't be … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/creating-amazing-he-dance-course/

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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