Our Covid-19 Safety MeasuresOur Covid-19 Safety Measures
We're dancing on air!
We've got some fantastic classes on offer, come and try one!
Commercial - All Levels
02 Aug 2021 - 17:30 @ Deda - (opening time 17:30) Commercial - All Levels
Ballet - All Levels
02 Aug 2021 - 18:00 @ Deda - (opening time 18:00) Ballet - All Levels
Musical Theatre and Jazz - All Levels
02 Aug 2021 - 18:30 @ Deda - (opening time 18:30) Musical Theatre and Jazz - All Levels
Hoop - All Levels
02 Aug 2021 - 18:45 @ Deda - (opening time 18:45) Hoop - All Levels
Contemporary - All Levels
02 Aug 2021 - 19:15 @ Deda - (opening time 19:15) Contemporary - All Levels
Yoga - All Levels
03 Aug 2021 - 17:30 @ Deda - (opening time 17:30) Yoga - All Levels
Déda Kids Summer Academy (5 - 7 years)
04 Aug 2021 - 10:00 @ Deda - (opening time 10:00) Déda Kids Summer Academy (5 - 7 years)
Déda Youth Summer Workshop (11 - 19 years)
04 Aug 2021 - 13:00 @ Deda - (opening time 13:00) Déda Youth Summer Workshop (11 - 19 years)
05 Aug 2021 - 19:30 @ Deda - (opening time 19:30) Performance Poets
Déda Juniors Summer Activity (8 - 10 years)
18 Aug 2021 - 10:00 @ Deda - (opening time 10:00) Déda Juniors Summer Activity (8 - 10 years)
Déda Book Club
26 Aug 2021 - 19:30 @ Deda - (opening time 19:30) Déda Book Club
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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We offer over 50 classes each week suitable for all ages and abilities. See our Classes page for more information.Learn More
We have more than 70 performances and events each year. Find out more about what’s coming up this season.Learn More
Spaces & Hire
You can hire space at Déda. We have meeting room, studio and Theatre space as well as on-site catering available.Learn More
Donate to Déda and help us in our mission to enrich people’s lives with dance and the arts. Déda is a registered charity no. 1053633.LEARN MORE
Covid update 19 July 2021
While restrictions are easing on Monday 19 July, Déda will be moving forward carefullyCovid update 19 July 2021
Derby Book Festival Opens Today
The sixth Derby Book Festival opens today, Thursday 27 May, and runs for ten days until Saturday 5 June.Derby Book Festival Opens Today
Spotlight on... Reimagine: final thoughts on the project so far (4/4)
In the last in the series of Déda's blogs, we ask Learning Coordinator [Reimagine] Simon Marshall for his final thoughts.Spotlight on... Reimagine: final thoughts on the project so far (4/4)