Saroya Corbett

Saroya Corbett

Ph.D. in Culture and Performance


Saroya Corbett is a certified Dunham Technique instructor and has a Masters in Fine Arts degree in Dance from Temple University. Her dance ability can be attributed to being well trained under professionals like Katherine Dunham, Vanoye Aikens, Glory Van Scott, Tommy Gomez, Ruby Streate, and Kariamu Welsh. Throughout Saroya’s performing career, she has performed with the dance companies, Kariamu & Company and Flyground, and presented her own work through Saroya Corbett Dance Projects. In 2014, Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches was released by the University Press of Florida, which included Saroya as a chapter author. She serves as the history and theory chair for the Institute for Dunham Technique Certification and she serves on the steering committee for the Coalition Diasporan Scholars Moving (CDSM).


MFA Temple University

BA Spelman College