Kory began dancing when he was eight. After training at Spirit In Motion Ballet Theatre, Princeton Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Luigi Jazz Centre, and Broadway Theatre Project, he attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a B.F.A. in Drama.
Kory loves to perform and has found both employment and fulfillment in the worlds of theatre and dance.
Kory has been teaching professionally since 2012. He loves passing on what he has learned and discovered. His teaching includes classic jazz technique, storytelling through dance, and working with singers/actors to eliminate fear when dancing.
Through teaching students of all ages and skill sets, he has learned how to pass on his love of dance to anyone, and strives not only to teach dance, but how to be a better and happier person through dance.
Kory has taught in various schools and programs including:
Cap21 Professional Program
Molloy College BFA Program
CAP21 Pre-College Program
Pennsylvania School of the Performing Arts
Rider University High School Music Theatre Intensive
McCarter Theater/Homefront Dance Workshop
NIA Community Services Network
Kory choreographed his first dance when he was twelve. Since then, he has been a choreographer on many projects, from stage to film.
In his choreography, Kory likes to use movement as a true way of storytelling. Through this, he aims to create work that is both relatable and moving for the audience.
Kory has choreographed many projects including:
The Girl In The Chair - NYU Tisch Films (nominated for a Student Academy Award)
The Sparrow - NYU Tisch School of the Arts (NY Premier)
Dream Play - Artilliers Theatre Company
Pippin - Westminster College of the Arts
The Wild Party - Renegade Theatre
The Happy Thief - Playwrights Horizons Theatre School
Uncle Giff’s Christmas - Playwrights Horizons Theatre School
American Dance Machine - Joyce Theatre (Assistant Stager)