Camila Rojas Cannobbio

Training

2015 - 2016 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement: Directing and Teaching
2014 - 2015 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Scholarship granted by Becas Conycit, Chile, MA Performance Practice as Research
2013 Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile, Graduate Certificate Pedagogy in Higher Education
2005 - 2009 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., BA (Hons) Acting degree
2007 - 2008 Universidade Federal da Bahía, Brazil. Scholarship granted by Universidad Catolica de Chile., Exchange program in BA Contemporary Dance degree.

Movement Experience

(whilst on the MA Movement)
2016 Teacher of ‘Mind – Body training and devising movement’ with MA Advanced Theatre Practice students, Central. Mentored by Ayse Tashkiran.
2016 Assistant teacher of ‘Stamina Training’ with 1st year BA Acting students, Central. Mentored by Vanessa Ewan.
2016 (currently) Movement Director ‘Tis Pity, director Andrea Brooks, Acting School East15.
 

Teaching experience

2013 – 2014 Teacher of Leadership Entrepreneur (Personal Growth, Teamwork and body awareness), and Scenic Communication (Acting and Movement class) with 1st and 2nd year BA Audiovisual Communication students, Professional Institute Santo Tomas, Chile.
 
2011 - 2013 Assistant Professor of Movement Workshop taught by Elizabeth Rodríguez; Actor Perception and Acting Workshop III taught by Mario Costa. My task was preparing physical training and to choreograph selected scenes of the play presented at the end of the term with the 1st and 2nd year BA Acting students at Theatre School, Universidad Catolica de Chile.
 
2010 Teacher of physical theater, mask and movement. The course ended with a public presentation at the school, which I directed and choreographed with children from 6 - 11 years. Project After School sponsored by JUNAEB. School Pacto Andino, Chile.
 

Productions

2016  Movement Director, Inferno, director Roberto Valdo UCLU Runaground, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, (Physical theatre)
 
2015 Director and performer, Under the Skin, Brink Festival The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. (Interactive and immersive performance)
 
2015 Assistant Director, Get in Touch, director Noelia Tajes, Laban Trinity conservatoire.(Choreography)
 
2014 Performer, Viaje Numero 9, directed by Martin Erazo and Cristobal Carvajal. FONDART 2013 fund culture awarded project. Co-produced by Festival International Santiago a Mil (FITAM), Chile Tour. (Site specific performance) 
 
2014 Performer, Bestiario, directed by Alvaro Morales, Company La Llave Maestra. Presented at FITA (International Festival of Animation and Puppetry) Florianopolis and FIT (International Theatre Festival) San José do Rio Preto. Brazil. (Physical theatre)
 
2013 Performer, Concierto, Perfomer director Ana Luz Ormazabal, Theatre Festival UPLA  January, Festival Santiago Off, and International Dance Festival Vertientes. (Interdisciplinary performance)
 
2011 Co-director, Capital, director Gabriela Espinosa and Camila Rojas, Faculty Arts 2010 fund culture awarded project. Performance season in Frontis Estación Mapocho, Santiago tour April – May. Theatre Festival “Achupalla”. (Street theatre)
 

Skills

Choreography for Theatre, Devising Movement for Actors, Physical Theatre, Stamina Training, Contact and Contemporary dance, Iyengar Yoga, Street and Site Specific Performance
 

Biography 

Camila is a movement artist and director from Chile based in London, studying across different disciplines such as theatre, dance, performance and pedagogy. Her work is based on the creation of affective experience where movement is the support of the creation. She enjoys working in collaborative environments, exploring interactive pieces, interdisciplinary performances and street theatre, and has performed in Chile, Brazil and UK.