Carlton Wilborn presents an elegant, powerful and professional presence. A highly respected author, life coach, host and performer, his dynamic style and unique configurations of strength and versatility have kept him front and center on many stages of life.
Over the past decade Mr. Wilborn has studied many different modalities of spiritual practices to support him in serving others. His work as a life coach allows him to do private coaching, various group workshops and corporate events. His work as a motivational speaker; promoting courage, healing and freedom, has enabled him to connect with nearly a dozen sober-homes and HIV organizations throughout California.
On-Camera Host & Public Speaker
Mr. Wilborn has been building a fulfilling career as an on-camera host and public speaker. He is proficient with both the tele-prompter and ear prompter. Carlton is currently the host, writer and producer for the webisode Series Front & Center and co-host, co-producer and a writer for the webisode Series No Limitz. The Carlton Connection, a Los Angeles based cable show; which he co-produced, wrote and hosted, enabled him to get into the minds of other authors, fashion designers, musicians, choreographers and members of the military. Aside, from being a video host with Panasonic for 2 consecutive years, for the launch of the 2008 CES convention in Las Vegas, Mr. Wilborn was invited to head the Keynote for Panasonic, with its CEO.
With his Treelife Publishing Company, Carlton is launching a library of inspiring and empowering books and CDs, the first of which have been his Award-Winning autobiographically-based book “Front & Center – How I Learned to Live There,” and the newly released Spoken-Word CD project titled “A Call For The Warriors.” He has also had consciousness articles published in Frontiers Magazine. His book is available on Amazon.com and his album is available through iTunes.
Director & Choreographer
Mr. Wilborn has directed live shows for major corporate entertainment events, with CISCO SYSTEMS and EDS. His dynamic choreography has brought excitement to many music video artists, most notably Janet Jackson and Madonna. His choreography was celebrated in the Loose Interpretation commercial campaign for Levi Straus, as well as, in the 2007 released motion picture Yellow. His one-of-a-kind Master Classes have been appreciated throughout North America.
Wilborn began his professional career as a principal dancer with the world renowned Hubbard Street Dance Company in Chicago. Combining street savvy and urban sensibilities with an inherent elegance and commitment to integrity, he naturally commands the stage. As a dancer, actor, and writer, he is a force to be reckoned with; and as a choreographer, director, and dance instructor, he guides the pursuits of fellow artists with the same level of excellence and creativity he brings to his own craft.
After working as a soloist for five consecutive years in Ruth Page’s Nutcracker, and as a resident guest artist for nine months with Ballet Met, Carlton followed his internal compass to Hollywood. He rapidly became recognized as one of the city’s premiere dancers, landing the position of Madonna’s pillar of strength for the Blond Ambition and The Girlie Show tours.
Carlton has appeared in over twenty film, TV and stage projects, including Madonna’s documentary feature Truth or Dare, the Richard Gere movie Hoax; stage plays Blade to the Heat for the New York Shakespeare Festival and The Ten Commandments at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles; television shows “Lincoln Heights,” “NYPD Blue,” “The Practice,” “CSI: Miami,” “L.A. Firefighters,” “Fame L.A.,” “Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie,” and “Made Men”; and commercials for Levi Strauss, Round Table Pizza, Visa, AT&T, Chrysler, TJ Max, Cisco Systems, Time-Warner and Orkin. As a voice-over artist Mr. Wilborn has also worked with Panasonic, Orkin, Cisco Systems and most recently Southern California Edison.
Throughout his career, he has worked with many distinguished artists and entertainment legends such as Herb Alpert, Natalie Cole, Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson; choreographer Twyla Tharp; legendary photographer Herb Ritts; Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe, and powerhouse producer Joel Silver, among many others.
Mr. Wilborn was acknowledged through USA Book News for the 2007 Best Autobiography. He received the Regents Park “Artist in Residence’ award and in 2009 through QBliss magazine he received the “Visibility Award”.
Charitable Affiliations & Contributions
Carlton has done charitable work over the for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Project Angel Food and The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Mr. Wilborn lives in Southern, California. His daily spiritual practices help keep his truth and principles always front and center in his heart, soul, and life.