Dale Cox

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Dale Cox

Assistant Professor, Music

Phone: 843-349-6497 Email: dcox4@coastal.edu Office Hours:



Dr. Dale Cox is a researcher, performer, and teacher of CCM and Musical Theatre singing. She comes to CCU from the Sharjah Performing Arts Academy in the UAE.

Her PHD research, In the Room Where it Happens: Teaching Musical Theatre and Contemporary and Commercial (CCM) Singing, examined the intersection of CCM and musical theatre singing practice and power dynamics in the field of voice pedagogy. This research is the subject of an upcoming publication with Routledge. She has presented masterclasses and research at The Voice Foundation, MTEA, NATS, Classical Singer Convention, ANATS and numerous universities internationally. Students have worked in industry throughout Australia, Asia, the UK, and USA.  


Ph.D. University of Southern Queensland.
M. Mus. Stud (Voice Pedagogy), Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University,
B.A. (Music and English Literature), University of New South Wales

Teaching Areas

Musical Theatre and Contemporary Singing

Research Areas

Contemporary and musical theatre voice pedaogy, Bourdieu and structural field studies, Big Q research methodology, gender equity in performing arts in academia, emotional safety in the singing studio.