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Call for Submissions

36th Annual Alberta Dance Festival

DANCING HOME: CELEBRATING CANADIAN ARTISTS

August 28 to September 16th, 2017

AADF 2017 launches DSW’s 17/18 artistic season with two weeks of performances, September 7th – 9th & September 14th– 16that the Victor Mitchell Pumphouse Theatre. The Festival will include works of 10 – 20 minutes in length and is open to emerging choreographers practicing in any dance discipline.

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Robin Tufts 15-14-106Robin Tufts, Retiring Past President, Dancers’ Studio West

Robin Tufts is a drummer, percussionist and dance accompanist who is active in the Calgary jazz community, playing with his own Trio Velocity as well as many others.  As an accompanist, Tufts has worked for Dancers’ Studio West, Alberta Ballet and Decidedly Jazz Dance and has led the accompanist group for the dance program at the University of Calgary for 20 years. His recent exploration of improvised music has led to a series of house concerts and CDs, Music for Soup, featuring spontaneous duets with some of Calgary’s finest improvisers. Tufts is retiring from the Board of Directors of Dancers’ Studio West after seven highly active years including two terms as President.