Hailing from Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Tori is a driven and ambitious musical theatre performer with over 20 years experience and training in ballet, jazz, tap, Latin / Standard ballroom, lyrical, commercial, and musical theatre dance, 7 years experience in classical and contemporary singing techniques, and over 10 years acting experience and training. She is always interested in stepping outside of her comfort zone to learn new skills in the performing world. Equity Membership Candidate (EMC).
Tori is also a TV and film background actor since 2018, working on sets large and small including Joker directed by Todd Phillips, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel directed by Dan Palladino, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 directed by Aaron Sorkin, to name a few. She is interested in dancing for tv and film, photo double, stand in, and featured work. SAG Eligible.
Tori attended Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, NJ for high school, jumpstarting her passion and drive for musical theatre as a career. With a crazy packed school schedule, tons of rehearsals, and extracurriculars, she started to understand what it really took to achieve her dreams, receiving the Rising Star Award from Paper Mill Playhouse during her senior year for her work as Dance Captain on their production of Brigadoon!
Tori made the move to Salt Lake City, UT to earn her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Utah. Throughout her four years of college, she deepened her love for musical theatre, rediscovered her love for playwriting, and took as many classes as possible in different sects of the Theatre Department and outside of her major to make the most of her education. She worked closely with Program Head, Denny Berry (Associate Choreographer for The Phantom of the Opera), on many productions as her assistant choreographer / dance captain, as well as traveling alongside Denny to Oberhausen, Germany to mount a new production of Phantom in Fall 2015. She graduated in May 2017 and made the move to New York City!
Tori is a Tik Tok content creator since April 2020, posting dance videos ranging from popular Tik Tok dances, musical theatre choreography, commercial dance, and TV and film dances. Over 28,000 followers and over 1 million likes - @tss6295
Tori has also been vlogging on YouTube for over 11 years, sharing videos ranging from vlogs about daily life, pop culture reviews, and a deeper look into the musical theatre industry from someone in the thick of the professional audition world. She loves editing videos including montages, vlogs, reels, and more - @tss6295