Martha Lavery received a BA in Dance from Hofstra University on Long Island. While at school she was able to perform and choreograph for MoVoM, Danceworks Productions, and Imani Dance Ensemble. Since graduation, she has performed for MAK Dance Company, ASHA Dance Company, Alexis Robbins/KAMRdance, Marc Andrew Nuñez, Jessie Sector, and Aimee Plauche. Her original choreography has also been selected for various showcases in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and New Jersey.