Camila Arroyo is a Brooklyn based performer, choreographer, and movement director from Mexico City.  


Camila Arroyo is a performer, choreographer, and movement director from Mexico City. 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. Camila has performed and shown her work in several venues such as Chez Bushwick, Center for Performance Research, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Peridance Capezio Center, El Gran Teatro de La Habana, Museo Jumex, El Teatro de la Ciudad de México,  Movement Research at Judson Church, and New York Fashion Week, amongst others. She has worked with, and performed the works of renowned choreographers such as Xavier Le Roy, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Amy Gardner, Matty Peacock, Gustavo Herrera, and Alvin Ailey. Camila has worked in arts management, PR, and production as well as an artist for institutions such as Museo Jumex, Repetto, Derek Lam, Interscope Records, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Rosie Assoulin, Wesleyan University, and Drøme Magazine. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Performance Studies program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, while working on projects for stage, film, and visual arts in between NYC and CDMX.


BA Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College

MA Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

PhD Candidate, Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.


Dance Training

Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli


Sidra Bell Dance New York MODULE '18

Batsheva Dance Company Gaga Intensive, NYC '17

Sarah Lawrence College ‘12-’15

Cuban National Ballet School, Spring '04-'10

Princeton Dance and Theater, '10

San Diego City Ballet '09



NYU Tisch School of the Arts Corrigan Fellowship Program, 2019

NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Performance Studies Award, May 2017

NYU Tisch Leigh George Odom Memorial Award for Distinguished Masters Student, May 2017

Fundación Jumex de Arte Contemporáneo, Grad. Scholarship Grant Recipient, 2016-2017

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Paulette Goddard Scholarship, 2016-2018

Sarah Lawrence College, President’s Scholarship, 2012-2015

Spencer Barnett Memorial Prize for Excellence in Latin American Studies, First Prize, 2014

Cuban National Ballet School & Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center Exchange Program, 2008-2011

Attitude International Ballet Competition, Bronze Medal, Mexico, 2011

Latin American Heads Conference Art Student Reunion, Rio de Janeiro, 2010

Princeton Dance and Theatre, Summer Intensive Full Scholarship, NJ, 2010