Gary Corbin is President & Founder of Globescope Arts & Entertainment, a
Las Vegas based production company that produces new media TV, film, live theater, musical and variety shows, special events and creative community forums. Globescope exists primarily to provide more opportunities for artists/entertainers from under-represented cultures, persons with disabilities, senior citizens and our supporters. Gary’s decades of experience as an actor, playwright, arts administrator, producer and activist demonstrates a lifetime commitment to helping talented individuals, from all backgrounds, to realize their fullest potential as artists, performers and human beings. Gary is an above-knee amputee and 42-year bone cancer survivor who specializes in applying his life experiences, MS degree in Counseling, and artistic credentials to honor Globescope’s mission and vision. One major goal is to provide the company’s widely diverse target market creative content that educates, inspires, enlightens and encourages positive change in societal attitudes and actions towards people who are marginalized.
In addition to his producing and academic success, Gary is an internationally respected and critically acclaimed actor and playwright who has performed over 100 roles in theater, film, television and infomercials. He has been interviewed many times on radio stations I Need York, Baltimore and Montreal which is heard by millions worldwide. Gary has mesmerized audiences at Artscape, Maryland’s largest arts festival, Theater for the New City, PS 122 and Dixon Place in New York City. Recent credits include a scene with Howie Mandel in Mobbed on Fox TV on A & E’s The Fugitive Chronicles, and his award-winning, critically acclaimed one-man play Four One-Legged Men. Gary earned rave reviews, for writing, performing and producing this play before widely enthusiastic audiences, in New York, Montreal, and various cities throughout the US. Other stage credits include Sheridan Whiteside in The Man Who Came to Dinner, Clay in Dutchman, Hamlet and The Waiting Room Plays at the legendary HB Playwrights Foundation in New York’s Greenwich Village. As administrator, Gary was the first director of performing arts programs at the Maryland State Arts Council.
Gary’s other accolades asba performing artist includes individual artist awards in playwriting from the Maryland and New York State Councils on the Arts; a Gregory Millard Fellowship from New York Foundation for the Arts; theater commission from the New York State Council on the Arts; Franklin Furnace’s Performance Art Fund administered by Jerome Foundation; a Swing Space residency & grants from The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. After winning a commission to write, cast and co-direct three nationwide infomercials, for the US Census Count, Gary received awards of merit from the Governor’s Office in the State of Maryland and Mayor’s Office of Baltimore City. The project was also featured on Nightline and CNN. Gary’s most recent honor was from the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) Mental Health Committee for both his artistic and advocacy work.