Cory was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He began formal training with the Sacramento Ballet and Northern California Dance Conservatory. He has guested in several productions with the Sacramento Ballet, performed at the prestigious Jacobs Pillow Summer Festival in Beckett, MA, and toured through Austria with the Young Tanszommer performance group. He has worked with Emotion Dance Ensemble, and spent last season with Alaska Dance Theatre under the direction of Gillmer Duran. This is Cory's first season with Eugene Ballet Company.