Shaun Taylor-Corbett

Shaun Michael Taylor-Corbett (October 6, 1978)[1] is an American actor, singer and writer. He is the son of choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Music Executive Michael Corbett. Taylor-Corbett is of Native American descent and has three sisters.[2]

Shaun Taylor-Corbett
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Shaun Taylor-Corbett performs at a Hi-5 concert
Born
Shaun Michael Taylor-Corbett

(1978-10-06) October 6, 1978 (age 42)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Writer

Life and worksEdit

Taylor-Corbett graduated from the University of Delaware. It was there he sang for an a cappella group called the University of Delaware YChromes. He was also the vice president of the university's World Peace Club and was an honors student. He received vocal training from Shirley Callaway.

After college, Taylor-Corbett joined The New York Public Theater, where he performed Shakespeare. He also joined the Harrington Theater Arts Company and appeared on the soap opera All My Children many times. Taylor-Corbett also played Romeo in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey.[3]

In 2003, Taylor-Corbett joined the American counterpart to the Australian kids' show of the same name. In Hi-5, his segment is Shapes in Space, where he would play with play objects, as if they were real life objects, like a giant pyramid and a tunnel. Taylor-Corbett would also explain the functions of shapes as well as performing three songs in each show: solo and as part of the Hi-5 band.[4]

Taylor-Corbett left Hi-5 in 2006 to further pursue his performing career. He played Juan in the hit Off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz from July 3, 2006 – May 6, 2007.[5] He also appeared on Broadway in the play In the Heights.[2][6][7][8][9][10][11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shaun Taylor-Corbett -Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  2. ^ a b "Incredible Wonder and Magic Distant Thunder Rolling Toward Broadway". Indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com Retrieved 2016-4-24
  3. ^ "Give this grad a Hi-5". www.udel.edu. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  4. ^ "Shaun Taylor-Corbett pictures, bio, movies". web.poptower.com. Archived from the original on 2014-11-27. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  5. ^ "Hi-5 Star Shaun Taylor-Corbett Heads to Altar Boyz in July". Broadway.com. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  6. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Shaun Taylor-Corbett to be Honored by Association on American Indian Affairs". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  7. ^ "Shaun Taylor-Corbett Climbs New 'Heights' on Broadway". TheImproper.com: Theater News. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  8. ^ "Exclusive! Native American Musical Distant Thunder Readies for the Stage – See and Hear It First | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  9. ^ "Jon Rua and Shaun Taylor-Corbett Set to Return to In the Heights". Broadway.com. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  10. ^ "GSJ Interviews Distant Thunder writer, Shaun- Taylor Corbett-GSJ Staff- Garden State Journal". www.gardenstatejournal.com. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  11. ^ "Vieux Carré". STAGE RAW – ARTS IN L.A. – SERVED FRESH. Retrieved 2016-04-24.

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