Life and CareerEdit
Burge was born in Hutto, Texas. The youngest of seven children, Dora was a performer from birth. She attended Round Rock Christian Academy and was accepted to the University of North Texas but delayed her admission to pursue a career in acting. She's also an aspiring singer and lyricist who dabbles with banjo percussion.
After appearing in a number of short films, in 2009, Burge was cast in the television series Friday Night Lights. According to a local interview, prior to being cast, she did not watch the series, but her lack of familiarity with the show did not limit her abilities when auditioning for the part as she was "so right on" for the role.
In 2011, Burge appeared in the film Seven Days in Utopia. starring Academy Award winners Robert Duvall and Melissa Leo. She also appeared as Lexi Samuels in three episodes of the ABC Family series The Lying Game.
Also in 2011, Burge appeared in the dark comedy/horror film "Humans vs Zombies",based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name.
In 2013, Burge made an appearance on a music video for the song "Mono" by My Jerusalem. She has also joined the final season of Dexter as Vince Masuka's daughter Niki.