Diane Bedford
Clinical Assistant Professor - Dance Science , Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 245 Physical Education Activity Program Building
Mail Stop: 4245
Office Phone: (979) 862-4404
Directory Title: Clinical Assistant Professor - Dance Science
Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Short Bio
Diane Cahill Bedford serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Dance Science Program at Texas A&M University. She holds an M.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography (2010) and a B.F.A. in Dance and English Literature, Magna Cum Laude (2003) from Florida State University. Her choreography has been accepted for performance by the WestFest Dance Festival in NYC, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Austin Dance Festival, Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival, as well as Fieldworks and The Dance Gathering in Houston, TX Diane has also presented her choreography at the American College Dance Festival, San Jacinto College, Fort Wayne Ballet, The Tallahassee Ballet, and the FSU Opera. In addition to her creative work, Diane has presented on various aspects of dance pedagogy at conferences for The International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS), National Dance Society, TAHPERD, and San Jacinto College. In 2016, Diane published a preliminary textbook titled Dance in Many Forms through Kendall Hunt. Diane has performed with Jana Hicks Repertory in NYC, Dance Repertory Theatre, The Tallahassee Ballet, and was selected for a reconstruction of Hanya Holm's "Jocose" at the American Dance Festival. She has also had the opportunity to perform in works choreographed by Jawole Zollar, Gerri Houlihan, Terry Creach, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Andy Noble, and Lynda Davis. Diane previously taught dance and directed Outreach Programming for FSU, Charleston Ballet Theatre, Fort Wayne Ballet, New England Ballet Theatre, and Ithaca Ballet. Additionally, she served as Professor of Dance at San Jacinto College South where she directed the San Jac Dance PAC.
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Bedford, D. C. (summer 2017). Capturing Quality Dance Photos and Videos: Understanding Camera Equipment. National Dance Society Journal, 2(1), 43-52.

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal


(2017). Richard Stadelmann Faculty Senate Service Award.  May 2017

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