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BEACH DANCES BRINGS A WEEK OF CUTTING-EDGE PERFORMANCES TO SANTA MONICA   ,  By Christina Campodonico   [Carlon] has the uncanny ability to transform any space he works in, whether it’s the stage of Highways Performance Space or the parking lot of the Electric Lodge, into magical landing pads for dance. Expect the unexpected.

BEACH DANCES BRINGS A WEEK OF CUTTING-EDGE PERFORMANCES TO SANTA MONICA, By Christina Campodonico

[Carlon] has the uncanny ability to transform any space he works in, whether it’s the stage of Highways Performance Space or the parking lot of the Electric Lodge, into magical landing pads for dance. Expect the unexpected.

The Fil-Am dancer/performance artist exploring the experiences of displaced people   ,  by Klarize Medenilla (August 16, 2018)   Carlon’s creative mission is to experiment with forms and find ways to portray his own interpretation of nature and humanity … his finished product succeeds in exuding the personal and honest nature of his creation.

The Fil-Am dancer/performance artist exploring the experiences of displaced people, by Klarize Medenilla (August 16, 2018)

Carlon’s creative mission is to experiment with forms and find ways to portray his own interpretation of nature and humanity … his finished product succeeds in exuding the personal and honest nature of his creation.

LA DANCE FESTIVAL- 7 YEARS AND COUNTING at Luckman Fine Arts Complex   ,  by Amber Adams (April 23, 2019)   Jay Carlon created a powerful collaboration that needs to be put on camera for the world to witness it's strong performance quality and cinematic feel.

LA DANCE FESTIVAL- 7 YEARS AND COUNTING at Luckman Fine Arts Complex, by Amber Adams (April 23, 2019)

Jay Carlon created a powerful collaboration that needs to be put on camera for the world to witness it's strong performance quality and cinematic feel.

NOW Festival at REDCAT, Week Three   ;  by Stacy Dawson-Stearns (August 25, 2018)   These dancers are brave, unique, and strong within suppression.

NOW Festival at REDCAT, Week Three; by Stacy Dawson-Stearns (August 25, 2018)

These dancers are brave, unique, and strong within suppression.

The First Annual Mobile Dance Film Festival at the 92Y  , by Erin Bomboy (September 8, 2018)   The next time you find yourself stuck in a deserted Russian airport, be like Jay Carlon. Skidding across slippery floors and boogieing down escalators, he wiles away the hours darkest before dawn, filming himself on his smartphone as he goes.

The First Annual Mobile Dance Film Festival at the 92Y, by Erin Bomboy (September 8, 2018)

The next time you find yourself stuck in a deserted Russian airport, be like Jay Carlon. Skidding across slippery floors and boogieing down escalators, he wiles away the hours darkest before dawn, filming himself on his smartphone as he goes.

How to Tell the Untold with Jay Carlon  , by Lara Wilson (February 12, 2019)   Stories about the immigrant experience and untold cultural histories are desperately needed throughout our canon, and in the particularly emotional language of dance that Carlon crafted in FLEX, they can carry a uniquely human resonance.

How to Tell the Untold with Jay Carlon, by Lara Wilson (February 12, 2019)

Stories about the immigrant experience and untold cultural histories are desperately needed throughout our canon, and in the particularly emotional language of dance that Carlon crafted in FLEX, they can carry a uniquely human resonance.

Jay Carlon’s Powerful  FLEX  Premieres at LA Dance Project Studios  , by Jeff Slayton (February 8, 2019)   [FLEX] is thought provoking, beautifully performed and riddled with images.

Jay Carlon’s Powerful FLEX Premieres at LA Dance Project Studios, by Jeff Slayton (February 8, 2019)

[FLEX] is thought provoking, beautifully performed and riddled with images.

~ wave ~ Santa Monica Arts and Culture “bodies” , by CityTV, City of Santa Monica (August 28, 2018)

~ wave ~ Santa Monica Arts and Culture “bodies”, by CityTV, City of Santa Monica (August 28, 2018)

Zebra Katz: Summer Happenings at The Broad   ,  by Maria Mocereno (October 16, 2017)   Jay Carlon choreographs a movement with a guitarist, violinist and group of contemporary dancers that spreads throughout the third floor galleries. Dressed in mustard yellow, they collaborate with each other, the audience and art surrounding us to create an original performance. It’s a reminder that art is not static; it’s a conversation.

Zebra Katz: Summer Happenings at The Broad, by Maria Mocereno (October 16, 2017)

Jay Carlon choreographs a movement with a guitarist, violinist and group of contemporary dancers that spreads throughout the third floor galleries. Dressed in mustard yellow, they collaborate with each other, the audience and art surrounding us to create an original performance. It’s a reminder that art is not static; it’s a conversation.

Breaking Ground Channeled Women’s Strength and Resilience  , by Lynne Trimble (January 21, 2018)   Jay Carlon's Dance Film Selfie, comprising a montage of videos he's filmed of his own spontaneous dances undertaken in unconventional settings on several continents, revealed the human drive toward wonder and play.

Breaking Ground Channeled Women’s Strength and Resilience, by Lynne Trimble (January 21, 2018)

Jay Carlon's Dance Film Selfie, comprising a montage of videos he's filmed of his own spontaneous dances undertaken in unconventional settings on several continents, revealed the human drive toward wonder and play.