Artist. choreographer. EDUCATOR.

Ella's Trip, March 2019

Photos by: Julia Discenza


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Photos by: Julia Discenza

Camille Motenis a dance artist, choreographer, educator, and curator who is passionate about the advancement and future sustainability of dance arts as a complex and embodied experience for both artist and audience to practice learning, unlearning, and reimagining the world we want to live in post-2020.


​Camille received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance degree from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) while working with the PHILADANCO! 2nd Company, D/2. As a professional freelance artist, Camille had the pleasure of working with choreographers Kavin Grant, Kim Bears-Bailey, Christopher Rudd, Laurie M. Taylor, and Sonia James Pennington, among many others. Camille served as Assistant Choreographer to Tony-Award winners Andre DeShields and Crossroads Theatre Company in their revival of Ain't Misbehavin’ (New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 2018), and later debuted as Choreographer for the company's production of A Christmas Carol (New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, 2019). She also created and produced her first evening-length immersive theatre production Ella's Trip © in 2019 and is thrilled to continue that work for a growing audience.


Camille's independent choreographic work has been commissioned by BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, CoLAB Arts, Inc., and Camden’s Festival of Dance. She has served as a faculty member at several institutions, intensives, and festivals of dance, including Rutgers University, Temple University, Stockton University, Drew University, Ballet Hispánico, and more. Camille obtained her Master of Fine Arts in Dance degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in the spring of 2019 as part of the department’s inaugural program cohort. Her certifications also include a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification from Hot Yoga Revolution, a Baptiste Power Yoga affiliate studio (Yoga Alliance Certified).


A dance scholar and arts advocate in the field, Camille was named as a 2020 Finalist for the US Fulbright Student Researcher Award for the Commission of Mexico and the United States (COMEXUS). She also served as Vice Chairman of the Dance/NYC Junior Committee Board from 2018-2019 and made her first written publication debut, "Uncovering My Africanist Aesthetic: My Story as Research" in Black Dance Magazine's January 2020 issue. Camille is the proud Owner of Camille Moten & Company, LLC. an arts & wellness company for embodied creative experiences. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and she loves to write, practice yoga, host events, spend time with loved ones, and take care of her beloved plants!




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