Camila Arroyo is a Brooklyn-based dancer and choreographer. Born and raised in Mexico City, Camila received her dance education and training at Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli, while complementing her studies at the Cuban National Ballet School, and Princeton Dance and Theater, where she studied on full scholarship under the tutelage of Susan Jaffe. She recently graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied theater and writing. After graduation Camila worked as the administrator of the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the cultural affairs department of the Mexican Consulate General of New York.
Camila’s latest choreographic endeavors were shown in the Chez Bushwick 2Night Show at Center for Performance Research in New York City, where she was invited to perform her own work by Bessie-Award winner choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall, whom Camila has danced for previously. Her academic research has focused on the Theatricality of Torture, The Impact of Artistic Education on Marginalized Youth in Latin America, and the Rhetoric of the Marginalized in Latin American cinema.
Camila currently works and dances at Peridance Capezio Center, while simultaneously choreographing and performing in several other projects in New York City.