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John Clayton Doyle is a multi-disciplinary artist known for his use movement & color, casting that blends professional and non professional talent, experimental storytelling and overall authenticity.
Using his experience in front of and behind the camera as a performer, casting director and film director, John's goals is to guide both professional and non-professional artist find their unique voice.
John was a casting director with experience in fashion, beauty and commercials for over 7 years.
John is the writer and director of “I’m An Electric Lampshade,” a feature length docu-fiction based on the true story of Doug McCorkle. John and his crew follow Doug as he retires from a successful career in corporate accounting and incredibly goes on to become one of the most daring and unlikely performers of the 21st Century. The music-centric from was shot in the United States, Mexico and the Philippines with an international cast, all chasing the same dream as McCorkle.
John’s movement work and choreography has been presented at Parque Lage (Brazil), MassMoCa, The Brooklyn Museum, Alvin Ailey Citibank Theater, Joe’s Pub, Clemente Soto Velez, and informally shown at many nightclubs around the world.
John is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Harlem Dance Club, a community arts organization that breaks down perceived boundaries and barriers through the use of music, dance and visual arts. HDC is a partner of NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.