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Déda is a creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Performance, located in the heart of Derby and connecting locally, nationally and internationally.

Déda has something for everyone! We host 50 dance and movement classes each week for all ages and abilities and present over 70 performances annually in our 124 seat Theatre. We have a café, free visual arts exhibitions and are part of local festivals including Format Photography Festival and Derby Book Festival. We also host a BA (Hons) Dance degree in partnership with the University of Derby, and deliver projects across Derby in hard to reach communities, low income areas and healthcare settings using dance to enrich people's lives.

We also produce Derby Festé an annual international street arts festival. We are an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and a registered charity (1053633). Our mission is to deliver an exceptional programme of dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance to as wide an audience as possible and be recognised for our outstanding contribution in the field of dance development and learning.

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Visit our CUBE café for hot drinks and fresh, homemade food that is good for the heart, soul and the mind.
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Classes

We offer over 50 classes each week suitable for all ages and abilities. See our Classes page for more information.

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What's On

We have more than 70 performances and events each year. Find out more about what’s coming up this season.

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Spaces & Hire

You can hire space at Déda. We have meeting room, studio and Theatre space as well as on-site catering available.

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Learning & Artists

Find out more about how Déda supports developing artists from school through to Higher Education and professional practice.

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