Sharon McCaman was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is an alumnus of the Academy of Ballet Arts where she trained from 1991-1999, as well as, an alumnus of the Pinellas County Center for the Arts. Later Sharon began pursuing her dance degree at St. Petersburg College where she earned her AA. She then went on to receive her BFA in Dance with a focus on Ballet at the University of South Florida in Tampa. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Sharon founded the annual Dance Shorts: College Film Festival.
Sharon then went on to Arizona State University, where she obtained her MFA in Dance, Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Performance. While at Arizona State University her research was focused on discovering innovative ways to combine dance and technology. This included: investigating the manner in which the body interacts with technology, developing technology as a pedagogical tool for dance, and combining dance and technology in creative and artistic practices. Sharon is adjunct faculty at St. Petersburg College and Hillsborough Community College. She also works as a graphic designer and marketing consultant at Communicasting Studio Inc., all while she continues to work as a freelance interdisciplinary artist, teacher, and designer.