Laurie, a native of Washington state, received her training at the Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet. Her education includes classical ballet, creative movement, character, pantomime, jazz, and tap.
She began teaching at the Academy in 1987.
In 1992 Laurie began her professional dance career. She has performed with the Joffrey Ballet, Atlanta Ballet Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet, Mid Columbia Regional Ballet and Boston Ballet. The works ranged from classical ballet to neo-classical, modern, and contemporary.
After retiring from professional ballet dancing in 1994, Laurie continued her career in competitive Smooth & Latin ballroom dancing. During that time she continued to teach in Georgia.
In 1999 Laurie opened her own school, “A Time to Dance”, where she trained young to old in ballet, tap, jazz, and Latin & smooth dancing (ballroom).
For the past 11 years Ms. Masseyl has been a dancer, performer and instructor with the In Motion Dance Company, Concepts Performing Group and the Sabor Dance School, all located in Bermuda. Traveling around the world to compete as a salsa dancer, and dance with the before mentioned companies in ballet, modern and jazz.