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Lorie has been involved with Starting Arts for over 9 years, first as an after-school theater volunteer/parent producer at Easterbrook Discovery School and more recently as an assistant costume designer for the costume team.  She has produced costumes for Little Mermaid, ShrekLion King, Mulan, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Guys and Dolls, The Wizard of Oz, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat.   
Lorie has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly SLO and worked for 22 years in the medical device industry, working in design, manufacturing, and regulatory affairs.  Her passion for performing arts started when she was very young as a dancer and gymnast in Southern California and was rekindled when her two daughters discovered a love for musical theater…thanks to Starting Arts’ youth theater programs.  Her eldest now studies theater at Chapman University.