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Cori Kresge

Cori Kresge was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and grew up in Jamaica Queens, New York. She earned a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase and the Dean’s Award for “breaking the mold”. In 2005 Kresge received a Darmasiswa International Scholarship, studying Balinese dance in Indonesia. In recent years she has worked with various artists, including Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener, Ellen Cornfield, Sarah Skaggs, Rebecca Lazier, José Navas/Compagnie Flak, Wendy Osserman, performance artist Liz Magic Laser, and film maker Zuzka Kurtz. Kresge was a member of the Merce Cunningham Repertory Understudy Group and part of the Cunningham teaching faculty. In 2014 she was an adjunct professor at Dickinson College. Kresge joined Stephen Petronio Company in 2015.