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Cora Cliburn

Dance Artist // San Francisco • Chicago

"Pin-prick precision... a delicate touch that makes her shine" - Dance Magazine, 25 to Watch

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Cora Cliburn (she/her) is a dance artist currently working in Chicago and San Francisco. Originally from New Mexico, Cora trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. In 2016, she was recognized as one of DANCE Magazine's "25 to Watch.” Cora has worked with ODC/Dance, Robert Moses’ Kin, PARA.MAR Dance Theatre, Post:ballet, Lil Buck and Jon Boogz (Blindspotting/Starz Network), EIGHT/MOVES, GERALDCASELDANCE, Sharp & Fine and ARCOS Dance, among others. Cora’s repertoire includes works by Robert Moses, Alex Ketley, Kate Weare, KT Nelson, Hélène Simoneau, Stephanie Martinez and Amy Seiwert. In 2019, she earned a BA with honors in Environmental Anthropology from Stanford University. An advocate for environmental sustainability, Cora is also the Outreach Director for Artists' Climate Collective, a dancer-led initiative dedicated to building community, producing creative works, and celebrating climate action in the arts.

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Upcoming Performances

August 4 | RMK at Bayview Opera House

September 10-17 | PARA.MAR Dance Theatre Residency at Oklahoma City Ballet

September 22-23 | PARA.MAR Dance Theatre at Hope College

September 24 | PARA.MAR Dance Theatre at Chicago LIVE at Navy Pier

October 7 | Ana Teresa Fernández Exhibit Opening at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

October 12 | Red Light Lit at SHACK15

November 13 | PARA.MAR Dance Theatre with 3Arts at The Harris

January 13 | Listen Louder performance at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

March 15-17 | New Legacies: One Act Dances, RMK at the Presidio Theater

April 27 | EIGHT/MOVES at CCSF Chinatown

August 16-18 | EIGHT/MOVES at Z Space

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