Jamie Van Camp
FOUNDER & artistic director
Jamie Van Camp is a Theatre-Maker and educator with physical theatre training from Canada, and Graduate-level training at Dell'Arte International. He is also a recipient of the Leadership U One-on-one grant funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provided by Theatre Communications Group. Jamie has directed, performed, & taught nationally & internationally for over 15 years. He believes theater should be accessible to everyone & has a distinct focus on bringing professional theater to rural areas. Jamie has trained in Shakespeare, Commedia Dell’ Arte, Clown, Acrobatics, and more. As Artistic Director of See The Elephant, Jamie is focused on bringing exceptional theatre experiences to rural areas and creating platforms for artists in our region.
Tiffany Van Camp
Co founder & administrator
Tiffany Van Camp is a theatre and dance maker & co-founder of See The Elephant in 2018. again, earning her BA in Dramatic Art with a Dance Emphasis at UC Davis. She has training in ballet, modern, and contemporary forms, as well as improvisation & choreography. Her deep love of all performing arts forms has led to collaborative projects that live in the crossroads between theater & dance. She is most interested in providing dance opportunities in rural areas, where there is very little exposure, and promoting dance as an art form accessible to all people. In her choreographic work, Tiffany examines relationships between the human psychological/emotional landscape and cultures/environments surrounding them.
Gavin studied theatre at California State University, Sacramento and Dell’Arte International. At Dell’Arte Gavin studied Commedia, Clown, and Melodrama among other physical theatre forms. Upon returning to Placerville, they founded the first annual Applecore Fringe Festival, which featured local and visiting artists. Gavin’s talents range from acting to event organizing, and teaching. They are also a graphic designer, puppeteer, and vocalist.
As See The Elephant grows, we are excited to invite & incorporate more people into our Company.