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Welcome to the Southern Vermont Dance Festival!  Takes place July 14th - July 17th with 100 classes, 3 Gala performances, Informal performances, Dozens of Community Events, Meet and Greets and Receptions and Dinner at Rudyard Kiplings house and much more.  Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite and have access to your own Vermont Dance Adventure.
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Alexandra Pooley & Diane Bedford

Dance Science Program at Texas A&M University
Instructional Assistant Professor & Clinical Assistant Professor
College Station, TX
Alexandra Pooley was born and raised in the United Kingdom. Alex now serves as an Instructional Assistant Professor in the Dance Science Program at Texas A&M University. She completed her Masters of Science degree in Dance Science at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Alexandra has performed in many venues across London. Over the past 5 years, Alexandra has been teaching in the UK/USA, she has a scientific approach to teaching, using her research on both fitness as well as lifestyle implications to improve the technique, stamina and mentality of her students in order to equip them with quality tools and knowledge which they can apply in achieving their goals. Her choreography has been accepted for performance Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival in College Station, TX, as well as TAHPERD TX.

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) from Florida State University. Her choreography has been accepted for performance by the WestFest Dance Festival in NYC, Austin Dance Festival, Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival in College Station, TX, 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. 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.