Shaun Taylor-Corbett

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Shaun Taylor-Corbett performs at a Hi-5 concert

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

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 had vocal training from Shirley Callaway. After college, he joined The New York Public Theater, where he performed Shakespeare. He also joined the Harrington Theater Arts Company and appeared on All My Children many times. He also appeared as Romeo in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the McCarter Theater.[3]

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

Shaun 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 is currently appearing on Broadway in In the Heights.[2][6][7][8][9][10][11]

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  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. 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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