Alyx is a filmmaker and choreographer in genres spanning live performance, installation, video-dance, music video, documentary, television commercials, and experimental filmmaking. She has just completed her first feature film called THE RED HOUSE. Alyx holds a Masters of Theatre Arts (Directing) with Distinction from Victoria University and Toi Whakaari and a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Contemporary Dance) from Unitec, New Zealand. Her research investigates human perception in relation to place, culture and political context. Alongside her industry work she has taught papers in dance, digital video, and theatre studies at various tertiary institutions in New Zealand and China. Alyx is currently working on a documentary RETURN TO THE PLANET MONGO, which, like THE RED HOUSE, is produced between China and New Zealand. She also has a short dance film THE TIDE KEEPER in post-production.