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Originally from St. Petersburg, FL, Cory Phelps is an actor, director, and teaching artist and as well as an owner of the film production company, Up the Hill Productions, LLC.

Cory is represented by JTA Talent Agency, inc.

He is a graduate of the BFA Acting program in the School of Stage & Screen at Western Carolina University.

Upon leaving college, Cory joined the Professional Acting Apprentice Company at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, GA.

Theatre Credits:
Aurora Theatre: Singles in Agriculture (Joel-u.s./Asst. Dir.), Grace for President (Mr. Waller/Anthony), a one-man touring version of A Christmas Carol, The Little Mermaid (Concert), and Hairspray (Concert). Others: Iago in Othello at The Warehouse Theatre and The Lost Colony.

On-Camera Credits:
Up the Hill (Atlanta Independent Film Festival), Love is the Longest Con (Controlled Chaos Film Festival), Cold Coffee (Controlled Chaos Film Festival), Workshop, as well as three Mighty8th Media commercials. He is an owner of Up the Hill Productions, LLC. The company offers various videography services.

Theatre Directing credits:
NYC: Assistant Director of the MainStage at the 2016 & 2017, BroadwayCon (d. If/Then’s David Alpert), Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera (Asst. Director, d. David Alpert) at the New York Musical Theater Festival.
Atlanta: Singles in Agriculture (Asst. Director, Aurora Theatre), Working, the Musical (Asst. Director, Aurora Theatre/Georgia Gwinnett College), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Current Employment:
Currently working in arts administration and arts education as the Teaching Associate at Georgia Ensemble Theatre & Conservatory.


Oct. 8th-Nov. 11th
Iago in Othello
The Warehouse Theatre – Tour

A Christmas Carol, one-man show
Aurora Theatre – Tour

Frosty!, the musical
Marietta Theatre in the Square

March 29th – April 22nd
Longaville in Love’s Labour’s Lost

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