The Rising Will Leave Audiences Awestruck

Déda presents a dynamic piece of contemporary dance with a live score inspired by Fijian culture.
Join Heather Walrond Company at Déda for an uplifting, visceral double bill of dance and live music exploring what makes people feel truly alive! The Rising draws on influences of Fijian culture, ideas of community, vulnerability and feelings of surrender.
Featuring originally composed music by multi award-winning musicians Will McNicol and Luke Selby, dramaturgy by Chris Fogg and lighting design by Tim Hardy, experience this dazzling display of raw energy, passion and vigour.
Audience Member: “'WOW, what an amazing performance. I am inspired, awestruck, a bit tearful and hugely joyful. Thank you for such a stunning evening!'

Producer, Barbican Theatre: “Raw energy, fury, vigour, passion, you can feel the energy of a whole community of people. Connection connected. The Power. I’ve got a booming right in my heart and my hands are shaking. It’s awesome. I would definitely see the performance again. That was the best work I’ve seen in forever. I’m quivering with energy and it makes you feel anything is possible.”
The Times: “The Rising is infectious”
The Rising will take place at Déda, 19 Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU from 7.30pm on Thursday 15 November. Tickets are £12 (£10 concession).

For information on classes, events and much more, copies of Déda's Autumn 2018 brochure are available from the Déda Box Office in person or by calling 01332 370911. Tickets for all events and classes can be paid for by cash, cheque, credit or debit card or online at

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