Alyssa Martin (she/her) is a Toronto-based choreographer. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Rock Bottom Movement, a company dedicated to the ongoing creation of absurd dancetheatre through their anti-patriarchal approach to comedy and tenderness. Founded in 2012, Rock Bottom has researched, created and presented work throughout Canada, including favourites hollow mountain, DINO, Sex Dalmatian and KID SISTER. Her commissions include Sugar Water - MicroCommission with The National Ballet of Canada Apprentices, Bin Chicken with Toronto Dance Theatre, and PUS with Susie Burpee and Linnea Swan. Her collaborations extend to theatre, film, live music, musical theatre, and opera. Alyssa’s work has been recognized with Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding Original Choreography and Production, the Jack McAllister Award, the Bulmash-Siegel Award, and the Canadian Stage Award. As she creates and collaborates, she seeks to allow irreverence, humour, and unique individuality to flourish. Alyssa is currently the Associate of Artist Development Programmes at The National Ballet of Canada, working under the mentorship of Robert Binet through a Metcalf Foundation Internship.