Lori Leshner has performed and choreographed in theatres all over the country. She has toured nationally and internationally with West Side Story. She also performed and assisted the director/choreographer in Carmen with the Houston Grand Opera. Some of her other performing credits include Damn Yankees, A Chorus Line, Cabaret, 42nd Street, Kismet, They're Playing Our Song, Carousel, Brigadoon, and more. For CAP21, Lori choreographed the Tisch 25th Anniversary Gala as well as the Conservatory Workshop productions of HAIR, Into The Woods and The Wild Party, Cabaret, State Fair, Cry Baby, and On The Town . For New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Lori choreographed the mainstage productions of Carousel and COMPANY. Lori spent 9 summers at Merry Go Round Playhouse choreographing shows such as The King and I, Brigadoon, Promises, Promises, Anything Goes, Peter Pan, Little Shop Of Horrors, High School Musical, Singing in the Rain, Man of La Mancha and many more. She has also choreographed Guys and Dolls, Hello Dolly, and put up numerous productions of West Side Story for various theatres. She has been on faculty at New York University, Yale School of Drama, and AMDA, and is currently on faculty at Marymount Manhattan, and is head of the dance department at Molloy/CAP21.