Born & raised in Sacramento, California, Cory began dancing at the age of five training at multiple studios, but receiving most of his formal training from The Sacramento Ballet & Northern California Dance Conservatory.
Cory has competed at NYCDA nationals in New York City, and
won first place at YAGP regionals in San Francisco.
He also performed at the prestigious Jacobs Pillow Summer Festival, as well as touring throughout Austria, Italy, & Germany.
Cory joined Eugene Ballet in 2013, and has been featured in productions including Amy Seiwert's "White Noise", Val Caniparoli's "Tutto Ecetto Il Lavandino", & Stephanie Martinez's "Wandering On".
Cory danced the roles of Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" & Nick Carraway in "The Great Gatsby”, both choreographed by Toni Pimble.
He retired from Eugene Ballet in April 2020 to pursue work as a freelance performer and instructor.
His professional Musical Theater credits include Pacific Conservatory Theater and Utah Festival Opera.