Cory was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He received his formal training from the Sacramento Ballet and Northern California Dance Conservatory. He has performed in several productions with the Sacramento Ballet, 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. In 2013 he spent a season with Alaska Dance Theatre under the direction of Gillmer Duran and was fortunate to work with Amy Seiwert as she set an original work (Monuments) on the Company. This is Cory’s second season with EBC.