A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Camille received her B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Minor in English from Southern Methodist University at the esteemed Meadows School of the Arts, with academic honors. She studied at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Dance in London, selected by English National Ballet and Rambert Ballet alum Gary Lambert for movement research.
She has worked with teachers and choreographers from Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Urban Bush Women, Dance Theatre of Harlem, José Limón, Martha Graham, New York City Ballet, and Alvin Ailey. She has performed works by Martha Graham, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Shen Wei, Robert Battle, Christopher Huggins, and Bill T. Jones.
She’s worked with Ad Deum Contemporary Dance Company directed by Randall Flinn, performing works by Randall Flinn, Durell Comedy, Steve Rooks, and Vincent Hardy. She recently joined the Denver/Sacramento based project company Chadash Contemporary Dance Movement in Colorado for a dance theater production. Sutton currently dances with Zion Dance Project in Dallas, TX.
Camille Sutton performs next with Zion Dance Project at Dallas Dance Fest, September 1 at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201. Buy tickets here.
SEALED - Zion Dance Project Summer Concert Series ‘19
Alongside an international cast of 75 dancers, Sutton performed as principal artist in Zion Dance Project Summer Series Concerts in July 2019. She also served as Summer Intensive Facilitator and Rehearsal Director for the summer attendees. She graces the cover of well-respected Dallas art critic, Emily Sesse’s Theatre Jones’s review of the concert here.
Same day choreographing, improvising, and shooting displays the real-time power of creative collaboration. Music video direction by Vincent Hardy. Dancers of Zion Dance Project. Words by Davy Flowers.
A Dancer’s Story
There’s purpose behind the movement. Sutton shares her story through dance.
Come Back Home
In the spirit of The Greatest Showman, this music video features a dancer calling other dancers into freedom.
Heaven Come ‘19 Bethel Conference Promo
“Anyone can burn in a crowd. I want to see one who can burn by themselves.” Sutton—“the one”— embodies what it feels like to be picked from a crowd to display the courage to respond.
The Breath and the Clay ‘19 Conference
Joining the Chadash Dance Company in Winston-Salem, NC, Sutton danced in the opening production for the conference in collaboration with Steven Roach, Director of Spiritual Arts Community Breath and the Clay. She danced works by Kelly Archer, Director of Chadash Dance Company.
In a racially healing venture, Sparrow Conference ‘18, Zion Dance Project served the vision to unite women in Dallas, TX to worship cross-denominationally.
A[RIZE] - Zion Dance Project Summer Concert Series ‘17
The Zion Dance Project concert summer series promotes the creation and production of spirit-filled professional dance. Sutton danced as principal artist in Zion Dance Project Summer Concert Series in ‘17, ‘18, and ‘19.
With Incense We Rise
During her time in Houston apprenticing with the Ad Deum Dance Company under the direction of Randall Flinn, Sutton danced a solo in Guest Choreographer Vincent Hardy’s work With Incense We Rise.