Corian Ellisor started his guard career in 2002 by joining the independent A class Emblem 281 Winterguard. There, he marched flag, weapon and dance until 2005. In 2005 he marched The Cavaliers Drum Corps were they placed second at championships. In 2007, Corian helped found, teach and march at Code Black Winterguard where they won first place in independent Open Class finals at WGI.
He has been the colorguard director of Klein Collins High School (2005-2009), Whitewater High School (2009-2019) and Decatur High School from (20018-2021) In addition to directing, Corian has helped choreograph and teach at several schools and independent programs including The Woodlands High School, Elkins High School, Oak Ridge High School, Kell High School and The Guardians Drum Corps.
Currently, Corian teaches dance at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Oxford College of Emory and Spelman College.