Cory was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He received his formal training from Sacramento Ballet and Northern California Dance Conservatory studying with Jen Bradford and Theodore Constant. In the summer of 2012 he performed at the prestigious Jacobs Pillow Summer Festival in Beckett, MA, and toured through Austria with the Young Tanszommer performance group. In 2010 he was awarded first place senior soloist at Youth American Grand Prix in San Francisco. Cory returns for his fourth season with Eugene Ballet Company. Last season Cory was featured in Amy Seiwert’s White Noise, and danced the solo O Fortuna in Carmina Burana and Nick Carraway in Toni Pimble’s The Great Gatsby.