Cory grew up in the Mississippi Delta where the performing arts was his main source of entertainment. He pursued his passion for theatre by earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of Southern Mississippi while also teaching drama at the Hattiesburg Family Education Center.

Currently based in Washington, DC. he's been able to perform musicals, classical works, films, and plays both in DC and all over the country. He has spent several years bringing laughter to both residents of the city and groups from all over the country in The Kennedy Center's long running show Shear Madness as both Eddie Lawrence and Nick O'Brien. Cory has also produced and directed shows with Naked Theatre Company, a company Cory started with Jared and Rachael Murray. Recently Cory has been looking toward the future and has been working with a company to bring virtual performances into people's homes as part of an interactive experience!