Marlo Martin is a director, choreographer, teacher, and producer in Seattle, WA. She finds fulfillment and joy in celebrating and practicing all that encompasses and defines dance. Martin founded and currently directs eXit SPACE, a center for dance education and performance opportunities for the beginning student through professional level dancer. Martin has grown eXit SPACE from a single room studio (2006) with two teachers into a 2600 square foot facility with three studio spaces, 12 faculty members, housing for local dance companies, and over 60 classes per week. While developing eXit SPACE Marlo has also continued to work as a choreographer. She has created works for her own company, oaklanDrive (2005-2009) and badmarmarDANCE (2010-2013), as well as for fellow modern dance companies in Seattle, on a project by project basis. Since moving to Seattle in 2002 her work has been presented at Under Construction (Velocity Dance Center 2003), oaklanDrive rep concerts (Seattle, 2005-2009), The Bridge Project Velocity Dance Center, the High Wire Series Seattle U, 12 Minutes Max On the Boards (2005, 2010, 2012), BASH theater, Sapience Dance Collective, Redd Legg Dance, A Moving Conversation The Fremont Abbey, Evoke Dance Production’s Full Tilt, Beyond the Threshold / Spotlight on Seattle (2011, 2013), the BOOST dance festival (2010-13), the Fall Kick Off Velocity Dance Center, NEXTfest NW Velocity Dance Center, self-produced full length tenSIDES (2012) and SPLIT BILL (2013). Currently Marlo teaches weekly technique classes at eXit SPACE, she is thrilled to be a faculty member at Strictly Seattle 2013, and she will be traveling to Western Michigan University teaching master classes and setting a new work. Overall Marlo is a lover of all things dance. She is genuinely interested in sharing her vision and ideas through teaching and creating dance, by developing forums for the exploration and presentation of dance works, and by supporting and nurturing fellow dancers, artists, and directors.
Currently Marlo is working as a choreographer for Cornish School of the Arts.