Camilo Mejía

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Biography

 Camilo Mejía is a multidisciplinary artist born in Cali Colombia where he spent most of his childhood and teenage years. He was always in contact with music and dance but far from the institutional path until the age of 21 when he decided to start following a dance education program in Barcelona.

His interest in improvisation and performance brought him to Salzburg SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) and during his last year of studies he was invited as guest artist for one production with the Bodhi Project Company of SEAD and the choreographer Cecilia Bengolea production « Sounds of Trap ».

Also, in Salzburg he was part of Salzburg Opera Festival production L’incoronazione di Poppea directed by Jan Lauwers who invited him to be part of Needcompany.

He was part of different productions with Needcompany: « War and Turpentine » « Isabella’s Room » « All that good » « PIE (Probabilities of Independent Events) ». In addition to that he has joined other projects during 2020. The Sadness directed by Ula Sickle is a work that includes voice, beats, dance and live music. Draconis Lacrimae a piece by Pablo Lilienfeld and Federico Vladimir.
During 2021-2022 he was part of “OUTWALKERS” a piece directed by Moya Michael premiered in KVS, and right now engaged on tour with Cherish Menzo on her last creation D̶A̶R̶K̶MATTER.

Camilo Mejía is involved in his new creation named EL VAIVÉN after a year of research, and that will premiere in Spring 2025. 

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