Jyo "Six" Carolino

Fight choreographer. Stunt performer. Dance instructor. Voice/foley artist.



Jyo "Six" Carolino is a stunt coordinator and fight choreographer representing the Society of American Fight Directors and Dance Nocturnal Productions. He grew up studying many forms of martial arts and self-defense shooting before developing a passion for theatrical violence. His choreography has spanned over half a decade throughout the midsouth -- including the Dance Nocturnal film I AM SPARTAN and the webseries GAUNTLET RUN. Six is also a freelance voice actor and motion capture specialist. His voice can be heard on Chatterbox Audio Theatre, several audiobooks, and a local radio station.


Personal Projects & Accolades

Dance Nocturnal


Six began the Dance Nocturnal as a movement and combat exhibition as an undergrad at Rhodes College. Since then, Dance Nocturnal has become an award-winning brand of fight choreography and stunt coordination in Memphis. Our productions now include both live exhibitions and short films. 

You can find our Twitter and Instagram feeds: @dancenocturnal

Contact us for choreography and weapons rental services:  info@thelegendarysix.com


Check out some of our projects below! If you are interested in keeping up with our productions, you can subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom of the page or on our Contact page.

It’s a kind of dynamically charged physical interaction between people that ends up being a kind of...poetry of its own.
— David Mason, Chair of Theatre Department and Director of Asian Studies at Rhodes College

Gauntlet Run: Origins

An agent finds himself in a bad situation. His only hope is a mercenary in the wrong place at the right time. The stage is set for violence, meta-humor, and awesomeness. Welcome to the GAUNTLET RUN.

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Los Angeles Film Awards 2017 - Official SelectionBest Action award

TOP Indie Film Awards 2016 - Best Action award; Best Director award; Best Short nomination

Little Rock Film Society's Fistful of Shorts 2017 - Official Selection

Genre Celebration Festival - Best Drama Short nomination

Direct Short Online Film Fest (DSOFF) - Official Selection

Iron Dragon Action Fest - Official Selection

Top Shorts Online Film Fest 2017 - Official Selection; Best Action Honorable Mention

Underground Indie Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

Bloodstained Indie Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

Indie Memphis Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

Whatashort Independent International Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

What a fun, action-packed ride! Cleverly written one-liners compliment a colorful cast of villains and not so typical heroes in this well choreographed, devilishly funny ensemble flick...
— Casey Ruggieri, Top Shorts Online Film Festival


Two atypical heroes-for-hire have finally found an ideal office space. Chaos erupts when they discover their new location is currently run by a dangerous gang. Violence, metahumor, and a few surprises are in store in this one-shot first person action movie. Welcome back to the GAUNTLET RUN.


Memphis Film Prize 2017 - Top 10 Finalist

Unreal Film Festival 2017 - Best Memphis Local Film

Austin Action Film Fest 2017 - Official Selection

RedCorner FilmFestival 2017 - Official Selection

Indie Memphis Film Fest 2017 - Official Selection

Bloodstained Indie Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

South Florida Webfest 2017 - Official Selection


When a tragedy drives a soldier to the brink, he is offered a chance for redemption. All he has to do is survive.
One last fight - for love, for glory, for redemption.


Unreal Film Festival 2016 - Official Selection; Best Local Short

Los Angeles Film Awards 2016 - Official SelectionBest Action award

TOP Indie Film Awards 2016 - Best Action award; Best Original Idea award; No Budget Spirit nominee

Los Angeles CineFest - Semi-Finalist

Iron Dragon Action Fest - Official Selection

Move Me Productions Online Short Film Festival - Official Selection

Bloodstained Indie Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

RedCorner Festival 2017 - Official Selection

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival - Official Selection

If you are looking for an entertaining and thrilling action film experience then do not miss I AM SPARTAN. The film maker’s crisp attention turns what could have been a mashup of fight scenes into a story of redemption...Carolino shot the film to be an example of not only his skills as a choreographer and performer, but he succeeded in creating a story...showcasing talent in Memphis that film makers need to take notice of.
— Chris Jowers, Flix Raider