Cory was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He received his training from Sacramento Ballet and Northern California Dance Conservatory studying with Jen Bradford and Theodore Constant. He has performed at the prestigious Jacobs Pillow Summer Festival in Beckett, MA, and toured throughout Germany, Italy & 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 has been featured by EBC in such ballet’s as A Midsummer Nights Dream, Carmina Burana, Stephanie Martinez’s Wandering On, Amy Seiwert’s White Noise & Toni Pimble’s The Great Gatsby. This summer, Cory played the role of Specs in the regional theatre premier of the Broadway Musical Newsies at Pacific Conservatory Theatre. He returns for his fifth season with Eugene Ballet.