Director & Faculty

Tori Hey

Tori Hey, dancer, teacher and choreographer was born in Sioux City, Iowa and raised in Chester, New Jersey, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Hey began her dance training at age three in a variety of styles but gravitated towards classical ballet as she grew older. She trained under world-renowned teachers such as, Alexandra Wells, Ernesta Corvino, Linda Kent, Francesca Harper, and Talin Kenar. She spent several summers training at the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Summer Program, and she was a member of the inaugural Complexions Contemporary Ballet Pre-Professional Program. 
 
Ms Hey holds a BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, where she was a recipient of the Agnes Varis Scholarship and the Ailey Artistic Scholarship. She danced professionally with Arch Ballet and toured with the American Swiss Ballet and Ballets with a Twist. Additionally, Ms. Hey was a movement artist under the direction of Francesca Harper in artist Nick Cave’s installation “The Let Go” at the Park Avenue Armory in New York and has performed in venues such as The Joyce Theater and Jazz at Lincoln Center. She is certified in the ABT® National Training Curriculum Pre-Primary through Level 5.