Cora Cliburn


Cora Cliburn grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she studied and performed with Moving People Dance. She has attended intensives and workshops at Moving People Dance, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Modas Dance, and with dance scholarships, Alonzo King LINES Ballet and the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. From 2014-2015 she attended the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. Cora has performed featured roles in works by Robert Moses, Robert Sher-Machherndl, Liu Yifeng, Raimondo Rebeck, and Carmen Rozestraten. She joined Austin-based Arcos Dance in 2011 and has performed as a guest artist for the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. In 2013 she received a Santa Fe Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. This is Cora’s second season with Post:Ballet, where she has performed in several works by Robert Dekkers in San Francisco and at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Works included Reason does not know, Pasturing, and Yours is Mine, which was nominated for a 2016 Isadora Duncan “Outstanding Achievement in Performance- Ensemble” Award. She was recently chosen by DANCE Magazine as a “25 to Watch” of 2016. Currently she is a freshman at Stanford University, where she is studying dance and environmental science.