Corbin Abernathy

Teaching Artist

Contact Details

Bronze Member


Corbin is based out of Philadelphia, PA with over 25 years of teaching and performing experience and is currently a working Actor/Teaching Artist in both the fields of Theatre and Music as well as an Instructor of Voice at Penn State University- Abington Campus.

He has worked as a vocal/drama coach with the young opera artists of the Minuetto Music Festival in Summit, NJ. Corbin also works with several Philadelphia organizations teaching drama classes to students ranging in age from 6 to 90 years and offers integrated music/acting workshops and masterclasses at training programs/national conferences around the country. He is also currently a Resident Choral Artist/Soloist at St. Luke's Germantown. Corbin runs a successful private voice, acting, accent reduction, dialects and public speaking studio.

As a performer, he is currently represented by Roe Lennon at AMA Talent Agency for Industrial, TV, Film and Print projects and as a member of Actors'​ Equity, is a working stage actor. Corbin is also a member of The National Association of Teachers of Singing, The Voice and Speech Trainer's Association and The Educational Theatre Association.

Specialties: Integrated music/acting instruction for the actor and singer. Vocal Pedagogy. Acting Pedagogy. Curriculum Development: Music and Theatre.
Music Theatre. Acting. Singing. Accent reduction. Dialects. Workshop/Masterclass development.


Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
M.Perf.A., 1998
1996 To 1998

Brevard Music Center
1995 To 1995

University of Miami
Miami, Florida, United States
B. M., 1993
Music Theatre
1990 To 1993

Job History

Tiferet bet Israel
March 2016 - present

St. Luke's Germantown
Choral Scholar
January 2009 - present

The Vocal Actor w/ Corbin Abernathy
Teaching Artist
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 1993 - present

Theatre Non-Conforming
Producer/Resident Music Director & Production Vocal Coach
Norristown, PA, United States
January 2019 - present

Penn State University- Abington Campus
Instructor of Voice
Abington, PA, United States
August 2018 - present

Philly ASAP
Head Teaching Artist & Curriculum Specialist
August 2014 - July 2018

Minuetto Music Festival
Clinician, Vocal/Drama Coach
Summit, NJ, United States
June 2012 - June 2018

Storybook Musical Theatre
Professional Actor
April 2015 - July 2015

Philly Senior Stage
Drama Instructor
January 2011 - January 2015

Walnut Street Theatre
March 2012 - December 2013

Voces Novae Et Antiquae
Chorister/Ensemble Coach
January 1999 - May 2010

Writing Man Productions
July 2007 - October 2008

Bulmershe School
Teacher of Drama and Music
August 2002 - August 2004

St. Peter's School
Music Director
September 1998 - August 2002

Oklahoma City University Performing Arts Academy
Voice Faculty
August 1996 - December 1997

Saint Theresa School
Music and Drama Instructor
August 1994 - December 1995

David Fairchild Elementary
Drama instructor
August 1990 - May 1992