CHRISSY MARTIN

CHRISSY MARTIN

Chrissy Martin was awarded a 2018 Co-MISSION Summer Intensive.

Chrissy Martin is an interdisciplinary performing artist with a background in dance, vocal performance, and experimental theater. In Chicago, chrissy has worked with Megan Rhyme Dance, BodyCompass Dance Projects, and Ayako Kato/ Art Union Humanscape. Somatic practices such as Pilates, Gyrotonic ® Expansion System, Body Mind Centering, and Laban Movement Analysis deeply inform Chrissy’s integrated movement style. Chrissy is involved in the global contact improvisation community, which has inspired her to research sensory feedback in movement and develop her own improvisational structures. She regularly teaches at the Chicago contact improvisation jam and is an adjunct faculty member in the Dance department at Columbia College.