Lori Buckely began dancing at nearly three years old. Lori was a four-year member of her high school Orchesis Dance Company. Lori continued her dance training into Northeastern Illinois University, studying dance as a minor to her mathematics/secondary education major. This is also where she first met Reveries founder Heather Liparota. Lori's dance minor focused on classical ballet and jazz, performance, choreography, and dance education. She has performed with Reverse Auditions, Disney® Magic Music Days, as well as Reveries' flagship performance. Lori currently teaches children's dance classes at the Park Ridge Park District.