Cora Cliburn in "Yours is Mine" with Post:Ballet

Cora Cliburn​​

Dance Artist // San Francisco, CA


Cora Cliburn 常玉晴 is a dance artist based in San Francisco, CA. Cora grew up in Santa Fe, NM, and trained at Moving People Dance, the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. In 2016, she was named one of DANCE Magazine's "25 to Watch," and her ensemble work with Post:ballet was nominated for an Isadora Duncan "Izzy" Dance Award. As a recipient of the Stanford University Chappell Lougee and Rosaldo Fellowships, Cora conducted independent research in Belgium, The Netherlands, and Austria (2017), and in Beijing, China (2018). In 2019, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford, earning a BA in Environmental Anthropology and minors in East Asian Studies and Theater and Performance Studies. Cora has worked with Robert Moses’ KinPost:ballet, Lil Buck and Jon Boogz (Blindspotting/Starz Network), GERALDCASELDANCE, Sharp & FineLiv Schaffer, and ARCOS Dance, among others. She is currently a Company Dancer with ODC/Dance, where she also serves as the company's Sustainability Ambassador.

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Cora Cliburn in Robert Dekkers' "Yours is Mine"

"Pin-prick precision...a delicate touch that makes her shine"

- DANCE Magazine, "25 to Watch"



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