Camille McPherson is currently in her tenth season as a soloist with the San Diego Ballet, where she has originated and been featured in numerous principal and soloist roles in a multitude of the company's broad array of classical and contemporary repertoire. Camille’s performances have earned her press features in the San Diego Union Tribune, Jazz Blues News, and the San Diego Reader, as well as television features on KUSI and PBS. A native of San Diego, Camille began ballet at the age of four at Balletcenter West and continued on to train extensively throughout the United States at schools including California Ballet School (on merit scholarship), Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, Boston Ballet School, The Washington School of Ballet, and the Jillana School.
Prior to joining the San Diego Ballet, Camille danced in professional productions with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre as a member of the company’s Graduate Program and with California Ballet as an Apprentice. More recently, she has danced as a featured guest artist for San Diego Dance Theatre under the renowned Jean Isaacs. For over a decade, Camille has taught extensively throughout San Diego and has broad experience with a diverse range of ages and levels. She has university training in early human development and has comprehensive experience working with neurodiverse children. Her students have won awards in national competitions and have been accepted into programs with San Francisco Ballet, SAB, Boston Ballet, Ballet Austin, BalletMet, the Washington School of Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, The Rock School for Dance Education, and Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, among others. Camille has served as a Ballet Exam Juror at the San Diego School for Creative and Performing Arts and volunteers on the Steering Committee of Rising Arts Leaders San Diego.