Conan O'Brien's Harlem odyssey continued Tuesday night with a visit to the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, where the lanky late-night host attempted to learn modern dance over the course of one lesson. Under the tutelage of co-director Tracy Inman, O'Brien morphs from a clumsy, uncoordinated and rigid amateur into…essentially the same thing.
(Beaumont, TX) attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and later graduated from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program in Dance. He was a member of Elisa Monte Dance and subsequently originated the role of Phaedra in the 2010 Tony Award–winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles. Mr. Carmon also performed in the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera. He has appeared as a guest artist with the International Dance Association in Italy and with the Cape Dance Company in South Africa. As a choreographer and jazz teacher, he has taught at and set works, both original and as a répétiteur, on numerous high schools, colleges and for the Youth American Grand Prix competition. Mr. Carmon joined the Company in 2011.