Daniel Camargo was born in Sorocaba, Brasil. He received his first ballet lessons at a private school and attended from 2000 until 2005 the Teatro Guaira Ballet School in Curitiba, Brasil. In 2005 Tadeusz Matacz, Director of the John Cranko Schule, discovered Daniel Camargo at the Youth America Grand Prix and invited him to continue his education in Stuttgart. He graduated in 2009. During the performance at the end of his last school year he danced the technically extremely demanding Solo Notations I – IV which Uwe Scholz created for Vladimir Malakhov in 1996.
In the 2009/10 season Daniel Camargo was taken into the Stuttgart Ballet’s Corps de ballet. He became Demi-Soloist in 2011/12. After his excellent debut in the role of Basilio in Maximiliano Guerra’s Don Quijote he has been promoted to Soloist at the beginning of the season 2012/13.
In the season 2010/11 he won the „German Dance Price Future“. In 2011 he participated at the competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize in Toronto, Canada and won the Audience Choice with his partner Elisa Badenes. They where performing the Pas de deux from the third Act of Don Quixote (Marius Petipa) as well as the Pas de deux Little Monsters which Demis Volpi created for them especially on this occasion.
Daniel Camargo created his first own choreography for the Noverre Society’s Young Choreographers. In January 2013 Do outro lado premiered, danced by Nicholas Jones and Robert Robinson.