Amanda Kristin Cox

Style: Pop; Opera; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre


Title: Assistant Professor of Voice, Director of Lyric Theatre

Bio: Amanda Kristin Cox currently serves as Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Lyric Theatre at Houghton University. This is her seventh year directing the Lyric Theatre program, having previously directed Into the Woods; Little Women; The Pirates of Penzance!; Almost Maine; Art (Yasmina Reza); Pyramus & Thisbe: The Musical (Drew Bundy); The Last Five Years; Le Nozze di Figaro; The Secret Garden (Covid interrupted); Ordinary Days; Gallantry; The Worst One Ever (Gary Belshaw); Songs for a New World; Oklahoma!; The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti); The Telephone (Menotti); and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Amanda made her off-Broadway debut in February 2020 as Mrs. Patrick in A Man of No Importance with Bookworm Theatrics at the Alvin Ailey Theatre in Manhattan. In 2022, Amanda filmed lead roles in a feature film, Through Eyes of Grace (releasing in 2023) and in two short films: Lambkin and Dear Hallmark. Earlier that year she appeared in two episodes of true-crime series for the ID Network: Evil Lives Here: Shadows of Death and On the Case with Paula Zahn. Amanda’s stage roles include Marmee in Little Women at Bristol Valley Theater, Cathy in The Last Five Years with the Palmer Opera House, Guenevere in Camelot and Jess in The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) with Bookworm Theatrics, Amalia in She Loves Me and M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias with The Valley Theatre, and Cinderella in Into the Woods and Maria in The Sound of Music with The Town Theatre of Short Tract. Amanda holds degrees from the University of Miami and Houghton University. She and her wonderful husband Mike have two precious children, Evelyn and Grayson.

Voice Type: Soprano

Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre

Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I accept students through a college or university program

Contact Information


9706 Route 19
Houghton, NY
USA 14744-8710


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