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Natasha Poon Woo in Rock Bottom Movement's hollow mountain. Choreographed by Alyssa Martin with Music by Sydney Herauf, Lighting Design by Noah Feaver and Set by Katie Mooney

hollow mountain

A dark musical comedy that follows five friends through an outlandish inner-mountain adventure of demonic possession and gut-extracting contemporary dance.


Choreographed and Directed by Alyssa Martin with new music by Pony Nicole Herauf, hollow mountain is a whimsically gory thriller about navigating the inner rocky territory of our psyches and trying to stay afloat in a world of endings.

Residencies + Support:

• Banff Centre for Creativity - Supported by Canada Council for the Arts

• Walter Carsen Centre - Supported by National Ballet of Canada's CreativAction Open Space Programme

• Canadian Stage - Supported by RBC Emerging Artist Director in Residence

• Winchester Theatre - Supported by Toronto Dance Theatre & Toronto Arts Council


Premiered at Collective Space (Toronto, ON) in November 2019 (Self-Produced) and presented at Wildside Festival (Montreal, QC) at the Centaur Theatre in January 2020. 

hollow mountain

Choreography by Alyssa Martin 

Original Music by Pony Nicole Herauf 

Performers/Collaborators: Drew Berry, Brayden Cairns, Samantha Grist, Pony Nicole Herauf and Natasha Poon Woo 
Lighting Design by Noah Feaver
Set by Katie Mooney 

Technical Direction by David Bernstein 

Costumes by Katie Mooney and Alyssa Martin 
Outside Eyes: Ben Landsberg and Molly Reisman 


  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Winner: Outstanding Production 

  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Winner: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble

  • Dora Mavor Moore Nominee: Outstanding Original Choreography

  • Dora Mavor Moore Nominee: Outstanding Original Sound Composition 

Video from Collective Space. Filmed November 2019 by Francesca Chudnoff. 


Photos by Francesca Chudnoff 

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