Born in London and raised in Hastings, Camilla originally trained as an actor at the Birmingham School of Acting. She is one of six writers on the Bush Theatre emerging writers scheme, and was recently one of twelve writers part of the Channel 4 4Screenwriting programme. She has had short plays staged at the Royal Court, Soho Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Arcola Theatre, New Diorama, and the Paines Plough Roundabout. Her award-winning debut play, Where Do Little Birds Go?, enjoyed a sell-out run at the Underbelly as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2015 (“A
writer of huge promise...a low key triumph” The Times).
Her second play Mr Incredible is published by Nick Hern and enjoyed a critically acclaimed run at the Underbelly as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2016, and is currently being developed for television. Her collaboration with Strictly Arts Theatre, Freeman, ran at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, in September 2016. It is currently being developed for a U.K. tour. Her personal storytelling project, On The Crest Of A Wave, will be at Vault Festival in February 2017. She lives in North London with her two cats, Buffy and Angel.