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Corey Snide (born December 19, 1993) is an American performer and dancer who portrayed Evan in matinee performances of 13: The Musical.


Snide began his dance training at Albany, New York at the age of 3. He spent his younger years traveling and competing at the national and international level where he received two gold medals for Team USA in tap and show dance.

At the age of 13, he started his professional career portraying the role of Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot The Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London. He was then brought down to Australia to help open the show there.

After a year abroad in Australia, he came back to New York City to portray Evan in Jason Robert Brown's 13 The Musical on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. He played Evan on matinee performances (at 8 pm).

He started transitioning from stage to film. He started this exploration by appearing in ABC's One Life To Live as a dancer in their annual musical episodes, and other guest roles on ABC, NBC, and more. Some of these credits include appearing as a guest star on an amateur night at The Apollo, a co-star in the pilot episode of Cupid, and playing the role of Wally in the film Sweet Lorraine. He also appeared in the 2017 telefilm version of Dirty Dancing as a dancer.

He decided to take a break and continue training at the Juilliard School as an aspiring dancer, performer, choreographer, and teacher. While there, he has had the opportunity to perform the works of Jose Limon, Murray Louis, Elliot Field. Monica Bill Barnes, Larry Keigwin, and more. In the summer of 2014, He traveled to Montreal to participate in Springboard Danse Montreal where he had the pleasure of working with artists Peter Chu and Madboots Dance Company. In 2015, he graduated from the Julliard School with a BFA in Dance.

Corey is a recipient of the Fred and Adele Astaire Award through the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, as well as being a two-time recipient of the Gene Kelly Legacy Award through the Dizzy Feet Foundation. Upon graduation, he began freelancing and performing around the country including dancing Al Blackstone's Not For Me, For The Fire Island Dance Festival. Corey was a member of the ensemble for the Paper Mill Playhouse's new production of the bandstand under the direction and choreography of Andy Blankenbuehler. Then he transitioned once again to the Broadway stage as the dance captain of the Cats revival while also playing the role of cocopeat while covering the magical mister mist flees and all 9 male tracks in the show. Immediately upon leaving cats, he was offered the position of dance captain for the revival of Carousel under the direction of Jack O'Brien and choreography by Justin Peck.