Allie Marotta is a Brooklyn-based collaborative theatre maker and teaching artist focused on devised ensemble work. She holds a double degree in BA Acting, BA Directing under the International Performance Ensemble program at Pace University, School of Performing Arts and earned a MA Contemporary Performance Practices at Royal Holloway University of London. Allie’s academic research is focused on analyzing the hierarchy and democracy of contemporary theater, and her practical work aims to investigate and define immersive and site-specific performance. She is the co-founder and executive director of Sitting Shotgun, an equitable and intersectional theatre production company for emerging artists, and is the lead artist of devising community ensemble, Cucumber Dogs.