Camila Arroyo

Ph.D. Candidate, M.A. '17

Camila Arroyo

Camila Arroyo is a Mexican choreographer, performer, and movement director. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in Performance Studies from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, which she completed as a Fundación Jumex de Arte Contemporáneo grant recipient.

Select exhibitions and performances include Museo Experimental El Eco (Mx), Museo de Arte Moderno (Mx), Museo Jumex (Mx), Center for Performance Research, El Entresuelo, Chez Bushwick, Peridance Capezio Center, El Gran Teatro de la Habana,  New York Fashion Week, amongst others; as well as festivals such as Dance Camera West, In/Motion Chicago’s International Dance Film Festival (chi), and Festival Internacional de Videodanza de la CDMX. Her film OME was named by Dance Magazine “dance film of the month” in December 2019.

Similarly, Camila has worked with, and performed the work of choreographers such as Xavier Le Roy, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Gustavo Herrera, Matty Peacock, and Alvin Ailey. She has also worked for brands and institutions such as Malin + Goetz, Momoroom, Repetto, RCA records, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, and Drøme Magazine.

Camila splits her time living and working between Mexico City and New York.


New York University

Ph.D. Candidate - Performance Studies

New York, New York


New York University

Master of Arts - Performance Studies

New York, New York

Sarah Lawrence College

Bachelor of Arts - Dance, Theater, Writing

Bronxville, New York


Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli

Classical Ballet

Mexico City, Mexico

Awards & Distinctions

• Fundación Jumex de Arte Contemporáneo Scholarship 2016-2017

• President's Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Sarah Lawrence College 2012-2015

• Spencer Barnett Memorial Prize for Excellence in Latin American Studies, ​F​irst prize for the essay: "Escaping Poverty: The Impact of Artistic Education on Marginalized Youth in Latin America" 2014

• Attitude International Ballet Competition, Mexico 2011, Bronze Medal

• Latin American Heads Conference,​ Full Scholarship to Attend Student Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010

• Princeton Dance and Theater SI 2010, Full Scholarship