Camila Arroyo is a Mexican choreographer, performer, and director. Her choreographic and video work has been shown at the Biennale di Venezia, Triennale Milano, Museo Experimental el Eco, Museo de Arte Moderno, Museo Jumex, Center for Performance Research, MUAC UNAM, Vernacular Institute, Centro Cultural España; as well as in festivals such as Dance Camera West, In/Motion International Dance Film Festival, Pool Tanz Internationale Film Festival, and the International Contemporary Dance Festival of the Biennale di Venezia.
Camila’s second film Soldaderas, earned her the the Best New Director award at the Fashion Film Festival Milano. Her first film “OME” received an invitation to participate in the International Contemporary Dance Festival of the Biennale di Venezia. She has performed the work of artists such as Damien Jalet, Xavier Le Roy, Celia Rowlson-Hall, and Alvin Ailey. Select film, commercial, editorial, and fashion credits as a choreographer and movement director include work with brands such as Dior, Malin + Goetz, JNBY, Clairol, Sabrina Ol, and artists such as Muxxxe, Ela Minus, and Isaac Dunbar. Camila's work has been featured in publications such as DNA Magazine, Office Magazine, i-D Italy, La Tempestad, Elle México, Dance Magazine, Latina Magazine, and Director’s Notes.
She holds a BA in dance, theater, and film studies from Sarah Lawrence College, and an MA in performance studies from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, which she completed thanks to the Fundación Jumex de Arte Contemporáneo grant. Camila is a PhD candidate in performance studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she is writing her dissertation under the guidance of André Lepecki on Choreographic Experiments in Mexico.
She lives and works in between Mexico City and New York.
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