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Déda's mission is to deliver an exceptional programme of dance, contemporary circus and outdoor work to as wide an audience as possible and be recognised for our outstanding contribution in the field of Dance Development and Learning.

We ensure all of our strands of work support our mission, from our children's classes to our Performance groups, to our Higher Education offer and then supporting our graduates and emerging artists, on to supporting artists at varying levels of their careers, as well as our work in schools and community groups across the city. We have over 25 years’ experience delivering dance classes, performances and workshops in Derby, and our Higher Education courses place us firmly where education meets the profession. In the field of dance and physical performance, Déda is championing great art for the city and region.

Over the next 3-5 years we plan to increase our artistic programme strands of Talent development, Outdoor performance and Audience Development working to support Derby’s wider strategic agendas around Place Making, Social Mobility and Cultural Regeneration.

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Déda Campus

We provide opportunities to study formal qualifications in Dance and currently host an MA Dance and Choreography, and industry recognized professional development.

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Artist Development

Déda creates opportunities for students and professional artists to develop their practice in the Midlands.

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Offsite (Outdoor Performance)

Find out more about Offsite, Déda’s talent development programme supporting the development and performance of outdoor work.

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Associate Artists

Déda supports the development of Artists at a regional and national level at varying career levels. Find out who we’re supporting.

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Contact Us

Get in touch if there’s anything we can help you with, or to tell us how we’re doing. We want to hear from you!

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Do you want to volunteer for a vibrant Dance and Arts NPO and registered charity? If so, we want to hear from you!

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Class Type

Wondering which class is right for you? Our handy class finder can help. Simply click on either the ‘Adult’ or ‘Children’ button below to see what classes we have to offer.

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Is there a particular day of the week which is more suitable for you? Click on the days listed below to view our current timetable.

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