Join Patti Katter with Cory Singer as they talk about not letting autism get in the way of becoming a singer. Cory is a singer, songwriter, musician, and theater performer all in one. He reveals what it is like living with autism and spreads awareness of the condition through social media. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:
· Life in the shoes of a child diagnosed with autism and the interest in music
· How a TikTok video about autism gained traction and became a platform for awareness
· Information about the condition in simple terms to debunk misconceptions
· Tell-tale signs that directly point to autism
· Cory’s biggest life hurdle he managed to jump over successfully
· And so much more!
About Cory Singer:
NJ Native Cory Singer is an accomplished singer/songwriter/musician and theater performer. Cory has performed in arenas before thousands nationwide. He starred in BRAVO TV’s singing Competition, “The Kandi Factory,” winning the grand prize and taking home a song penned by Grammy Award Winning Artist Kandi Burress, “I Can Do Anything.” Cory is an exceptional songwriter, and he captivates his audiences no matter the venue or event. He finished out 2017 on a high note, being added to several media magazine watch lists for 2018. Cory has become an advocate for children, families, and adults who are on the spectrum. He has used his TikTok to promote positivity by inspiring others with his platform. Cory has coined the phrase ‘“People with Autism Have Superpowers.”
Cory began his career in 2005 as a musical theater performer. Through 2013 he celebrated many accomplishments, including a 2011 NJ Perry Award Nomination for his role in Seussical The Musical (The Mayor), and in 2013 Broadway World nominated him for Best Vocalist for his role in Joe DiPietro’s “The Last Romance” at the Bickford Theater. Cory has re-entered the theater world in 2019 with his upcoming roles as “Young Buddy” in Westfield Community Players “Follies” in May 2019 and his upcoming role as “Matt Volpe” in the award-winning original musical “They Call it Gravy, We Call it Sauce” with Music Jar Productions. Shows being in October 2019 at the Bound Brook Theater.
Cory performs both acoustically and with his full band. His single (the first in a six-song series), released on July 20, 2018, “Blind in Love” to worldwide critical acclaim. His second song, “Everybody Sing,” released on December 7, 2018, was produced in Memphis by Wes Edmonds (Wyclef Jean Production Team).
In 2020 during COVID-19, Cory took to TikTok and decided to share his journey with autism. He has become a social influencer to families and other adults living with autism.
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