Over his 20 plus years as a choreographer/dancer, Jayson Wright has preserved all the right ingredients, and crafted his talent into world-wide recognition. A mixed bag of creative styling, Jayson’s choreography embodies the definition of smooth. He combines the perfect blend of his southern grooves, with crispy footwork and musicality that produces a timeless flow of organic soul!
Jayson's résumé speaks for itself, working with the likes of Elton John, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Marques Houston, 98°, Tweet, Selena, Donnell Jones, Dru Hill, Jermaine Dupri, and Jay-Z. His television appearances include the MTV Video Music Awards, the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, Nickelodeon’s "Teen Choice Awards," as well as commercials for Sprite, Sony, Bacardi, and Coors Light. He recently completed motion capture for the video game, Michael Jackson: The experience.
As teacher and mentor, Jayson's tireless dedication makes him one of the most influential figures in the international dance community. Dancers worldwide join his workshops for inspiration in movement, critiques, and his often candid dialogue. He is recognized internationally throughout Europe, Asia, Canada and Mexico as one of the most passionate teachers in dance today. Stateside, he has choreographed numbers, taught and judged for the leading names in competitive dance such as Monsters of Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop International, L.A. Dance Force, Tremaine Dance Competition, World of Dance, Body Rock, Triple Threat Dance Convention and Culture Shock. He is a frequent guest teacher at New York City's Broadway Dance Center. At home in Los Angeles, Debbie Reynolds, EDGE Performing Arts Center, Millennium Dance Complex, and Movement Lifestyle have had the pleasure of calling Jayson Wright a member of their all star roster.
Jayson’s journey has no doubt been long and prosperous. His influence on dance evolves and inspires each generation, while emphasizing the importance of roots and foundation. He maintains his calling as a dancer stating, “The most important use of my gift is to take the opportunities I’ve had and share that knowledge with others.”