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Tori Smith

Visiting Instructor

Associate Degrees
School of Art

Tori Smith, Visiting Instructor, Game Design & Interactive Media at Pratt Institute. She is a game designer, narrative designer, writer, performer, and educator based in NYC. She specializes in designing immersive narrative experiences, developing LARPs and interactive theater.

She brings to her design practice almost a decade of experience as a performer and writer in the NYC entertainment and costuming industry, with a deep understanding of storytelling and the various ways it can be conveyed and maintained. Her work aims to explore feminine relationships and the tightly wound anxieties of emerging adulthood and intimate space.

MFA, Game Design, New York University Tisch

BS, Liberal Arts, Concentration in Psychology, The New School For Public Engagement

AA, Musical Theater Performance, Collaborative Arts Project 21

No Worries: An Uncozy Escape Room Experience. Featured at the NYU Game Center 2023 Spring Showcase, The Lower Case 2023 Opening Exhibition, and Boshi’s Place Tableau Vivant 2023.

Satisfaction: A Jane Austen Trick Taking Card Game. Clarkson Potter, 2025.

Lies & Liabilities: A Regency Era LARP. Narrative Lead & NPC Coordinator, 2024.

Toche Thespians: A Musical Theater Kid RPG. Kickstarter’s ZineQuest 2022.