Torie grew up dancing at Kerry Smith’s Academy of Dance Arts and K&M Studio in Norwood, MA. She was trained in ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. Torie began teaching hip hop classes at age 15 and choreographed several routines for her studio. She continued her dance career in college, as a part of the University of Miami hip hop dance team, KAOS. With KAOS, Torie performed at many popular campus events and in eight different showcases. She also continued choreographing both hip hop and contemporary pieces for the team. This is Torie’s sixth season with DanceWorks and fourth season as a choreographer.