Rachel Cox Culver holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Sam Houston State University (SHSU). She currently performs with NobleMotion Dance, Ventana Ballet, and as a freelance dancer in Austin, TX. Before moving to Austin, Rachel danced with Nicolay Dance Works and as an apprentice with Bruce Wood Dance. While studying at SHSU, Rachel had the pleasure of working with many guest choreographers including Maurice Causey, and performing in many SHSU faculty creations. Hailing from Elida, NM, she studied classical and contemporary ballet and spent her summers studying with the Kirov Academy of Ballet, among others.