Robert Cox is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Idaho. He works both as a ballet teacher and as a teacher and clinician in the athletic training program at the University of Idaho. He has two bachelor's degrees in Dance and Education from Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University, and a Master's Degree from Weber State University in Athletic Training. He also has a minor in music and has studied as a vocal performance artist in Opera. He has experience in many dance styles, but he specializes in ballet, which he has studied and worked professionally in Vermont, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Scotland, and Mongolia. Outside of his university studies, he has studied with Altansetseg, Angela Whitehill, Arthur Leeth, David Howard, Thom Clower, Julia Gleich, Helen Star, Alun Jones, Robert Royce, John Gardner, and Amanda McKerrow. He has been a professional costumer, choreographer, and all around performing artist. He is also the former Co-director and Choreographer for Utah Valley Civic Ballet, where he wrote and directed his own full-length ballet "A Tale of Two Princes." Upon completion of his doctoral studies, he intends to teach in one or more of his various fields at a university, as a full-time Professor.