Camp was born in Aiken, South Carolina. Her mother, Dee (née Kornegay), is a Democratic Party volunteer, and her father, Thomas Sewell Camp, is a bank executive. She has an older sister, Saluda, also an actress. Camp grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. She attended Meadowfield Elementary School and was cast in a Drug Abuse Resistance Education production in the second grade, introducing her to acting. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2004. She moved to New York City shortly thereafter.
Camp played the role of Perfect in columbinus in 2005. In 2007, she was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award] for her performance in the off-Broadway play The Scene. She played Jill Mason in the 2008 Broadway revival of Equus at the Broadhurst Theatre.
Camp had a starring role in the first season of the Fox sitcom The Mindy Project and played Aubrey Posen in the 2012 musical comedy film Pitch Perfect. Most recently, she has a recurring role in Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as Deirdre Robespierre.
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