Founded in July 2013, Roc Bottom Slam Poetry Team is Rochesterís first and only adult slam poetry team. Program director Lu Highsmith of LuCreations Productions leads the team, which consists of Co-Directors Aceyon and A.O.R, and Team Members Marvelous Marvin, Matthew Dreitlein, Ladii Love, Chi The Realist, K-T, Poetically Undefined, Lyric, Andrea and Dieverse. Performances range from ranting to rapping, narratives, story-telling to singing, many times addressing social and cultural realities, and crucial creative pursuits. Roc Bottom has represented Rochester in various Slam Poetry Competitions, including the Albany Wordfest Invitational, Toronto International Poetry Slam, Buffalo International Slam, the Empire State Slam. The team has also featured in various cities, including Hartford,CT, Washington DC, Syracuse, Buffalo, and Canada. The group currently coaches a youth slam team through Writers and Books.