About Cameron Barnett

Cameron Barnett is a senior pursuing a BFA in Dance and a BA in Theatre and Drama.

During his time at IU, Cameron has created more than a dozen works of dance and dance-theatre. For the Movement Cooperative, he choreographed Canons, The Most Important Meal of the Day: Parts I, II, and III, Silence and Other Desires, and Raincheck. For University Players, he choreographed Job and Shuffle.

Independently, he choreographed Extrapolate, 2 and 3, Open/Close, and a short evening of work collectively known as The Most Important Meal of the Day. In the fall of 2017, he created Fountain Scenes, a devised dance-theatre performance. In the spring of 2018, he wrote, directed, and choreographed House House House: a play with dance, an evening-length work.

Cameron has also had incredible performance opportunities at IU. He has danced roles in Deuce Coupe by Twyla Tharp, Psalm by Jose Limon, Fanfare by Jerome Robbins, Spill by Andrea Miller, The Radio Show by Kyle Abraham, and the magnificent D-Man in the Waters by Bill T. Jones. He has been seen in IU Theatre's Antigone (Polynices) and Pippin (Ensemble), University Players' Marat/Sade (Singer/Patient), and the Independent Project of Julius Caesar (Soothsayer, et. al.).

Additionally, Cameron has taken on miscellaneous roles in theatre. He was the assistant director for IU Summer Theatre’s Dames at Sea, the sound operator for the independent project Anatomy of a Hug, and the assistant director and choreographer for University Players’ Where the Statue Points.

Cameron is passionate about his involvement in student organizations. He is currently serving as the President of the Student Advisory Board for the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance and the Events Chair for the Movement Cooperative.

Cameron is originally from Bloomington, Indiana.

Recent Credits

From the Ground Up

IU Theatre — Zachary

New Moves: Senior Capstone Showcase

IU Theatre — Choreographer (That Awful Sound)

The 2019 Winter Dance Concert: Making Spaces

IU Theatre — Dancer (Diva Redux, Deuce Coupe)


IU Theatre — Ensemble

Anatomy of a Hug

IU Theatre — Sound Design

SLIP, an annual dance collaboration

University Players — Dancer

Dames at Sea

IU Theatre — Assistant Director


IU Theatre — Polynices