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Cora Cliburn

Dance Artist // San Francisco, CA

"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 based in San Francisco, CA. She trained with Moving People Dance in her hometown of Santa Fe, NM, and with merit scholarships at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program, and the Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies. In 2016, Cora 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. In 2019, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford, earning a BA with honors in Environmental Anthropology and minors in East Asian Studies and Theater and Performance Studies. Cora has worked with Robert Moses’ Kin, Post:ballet, Lil Buck and Jon Boogz (Blindspotting/Starz Network), GERALDCASELDANCE, Sharp & Fine, Liv Schaffer, and ARCOS Dance, and has been a guest artist with NDI New Mexico and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. She is currently a Company Dancer with ODC/Dance, and also curates environmental programming and initiatives as the company's Sustainability Ambassador. In addition to her work as a performer, Cora is an independent consultant on food sustainability and waste reduction.

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2023 Performances

January 14-15 | NY City Center and Ailey Theater (APAP)

January 24-27 | Albany Performing Arts Center

February 2-4 | Stockton Performing Arts Center

February 9-12 | Path of Miracles with Volti

February 16-18 | Robert Moses' Kin at NDI New Mexico

March 29 - April 2 | ODC Dance Downtown

June 10-11 | ODC Global Passport Showcase

July 20-23 | ODC/Dance Presents Summer Sampler

September 21-24 | Temecula Theater

October 1 | Fall for Art

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