Diane Cahill Bedford, MFA

Clinical Associate Professor


Diane Cahill Bedford 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 recently been presented by the Austin Dance Festival, WestFest Dance Festival in NYC, Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival in College Station, TX, Fieldworks, The Dance Gathering, and San Jacinto College South in Houston, TX. Diane has also presented her choreography with Fort Wayne Ballet, The Tallahassee Ballet, the FSU Opera, and the American College Dance Festival.

In addition to performing her own choreographic works, Diane has also had the opportunity to perform in works choreographed by Jane Weiner (Hopestone), Jawole Zollar (Urban Bush Women), Gerri Houlihan, Terry Creach, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Andy Noble (Noblemotion), Lynda Davis, and Jeanne Goddard. She has also 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.

Diane previously taught dance and directed Outreach Programming for FSU, Charleston Ballet Theatre, Fort Wayne Ballet, New England Ballet Theatre, and Ithaca Ballet. She most recently served as Professor of Dance at San Jacinto College South where she directed the San Jac Dance PAC.


Photo by Rick McCullough