Artist. choreographer. Educator.
Ella's Trip, March 2019
Photo Credit: Julia Discenza
Camille Moten, a New Jersey native, is a dance artist, choreographer and educator who is passionate about the promotion of the arts as a form of healing, community and inclusion. She received her BFA in Dance from Temple University while working with the PHILADANCO! 2nd Company, D/2. As a freelance performer, Camille has had the pleasure of working with Kavin Grant, Kim Bears-Bailey, Christopher Rudd, Laurie M. Taylor, Ashlé Dawson and Sonia James Pennington, among others. Camille served as Assistant Choreographer to Tony-Award winner Andre DeShields for Crossroads Theatre Company's revival of "Ain't Misbehavin'" at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), and recently debuted as Choreographer for the Tony-Award winning theatre company's production of "A Christmas Carol" in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center's (NBPAC) opening season. She also created and produced her first original evening-length immersive dance theatre show, Ella's Trip in March 2019 and is thrilled to continue that work for a growing audience. Her independent work has also been commissioned by BAAD! Bronx, CoLAB Arts, Inc, and various festivals around the tristate.
Camille has served as a faculty member at several institutions, intensives and festivals of dance, including Ballet Hispánico, Rutgers University, Temple University, and more. A dance scholar and arts advocate in the field, she served as Vice Chair of the Junior Committee Board of Dance/NYC from 2018-2019, and recently made her first publication "Uncovering My Africanist Aesthetic: My Story as Research" in Black Dance Magazine's January 2020 issue. Camille obtained her MFA in Dance degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University as part of the department’s inaugural program cohort. She loves to write and to practice yoga, and is currently working towards her 200hr RYT certification.
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