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Cora Cliburn​​

Dance Artist // San Francisco, CA

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

- DANCE Magazine, "Top 25 to Watch"

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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, and with merit scholarships at 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 Representative.

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Upcoming 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 30 - April 9 | ODC Dance Downtown

April 29 | Dancing in the Park

May 26-27 | St. Louis SPRING TO DANCE® Festival

July 20-23 | ODC/Dance Presents Summer Sampler

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