ALAN PAUL

Associate Artistic Director, Shakespeare Theatre Company* (Washington, DC) 
apaul@shakespearetheatre.org / (847) 275-2121 

OPERA / MUSICAL THEATRE DIRECTING


Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Silence! The Musical Studio Theatre                                                                                                                                                         
Man of La Mancha by Dale Wasserman l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Penny by Dara Weinberg/Doug Pew l Washington National Opera
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum* by Stephen Sondheim l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Rocky Horror Show* by Richard Obrien l The Studio Theatre 2nd Stage
The Boys From Syracuse Concert by George Abbot/David Ives l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Bastianelo/Lucrezia by John Musto/William Bolcom l Urban Arias
Photo-Op by Conrad Cummings l Urban Arias
Before Breakfast / The Filthy Habit by Pasatieri/Boresi/Hilliard l Urban Arias
Dido and Aeneas / El Amor Brujo by Purcell/de Falla l The In-Series
Man of La Mancha by Dale Wasserman l Catholic University of America
Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan Victorian l Lyric Opera Company
Fire and Air conceived with Lucy Bowen McCauley l Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Butterfly/Saigon by Puccini/Boublil/Schonberg l Strathmore Concert Hall
Blind Dates by Heggie/Kahane/Sheffer l Strathmore
Scenes from Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart Univ. of Maryland l Opera Studio 

*Alan was the Winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Best Director of a Musical
*Forum and Rocky Horror were 2013 Helen Hayes Award Nominees for Best Resident Musical 

Alan was a 2013 Finalist for the European Opera Directing Prize (sponsored by Camerata Nuova) 

THEATRE DIRECTING

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare    Shakespeare Theatre Company
Fully Committed by Becky Mode MetroStage                                                                                                                                       Twelfth Night by Shakespeare l Shakespeare Theatre Company
I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright l Signature Theatre Company (VA) 
The Matchmaker (upcoming) by Thornton Wilder l University of Maryland
Richard II by Shakespeare l Apex Theatre Company (Chicago, IL) 
Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare l Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) 

READINGS / WORKSHOPS

Eight by Dustin Lance l Black Woolly Mammoth Theater
Occupant by Edward Albee l Arena Stage
Metromaniacs by David Ives l  Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Heir Apparent by David Ives l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Superior Residence by Carlo Goldoni l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Wallenstein (w/ Stacy Keach, Len Cariou, Kate Mulgrew) by Schiller / Robert Pinsky l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Sejanus by Ben Jonson l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Marta the Divine by Tirso de Molina l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Government Inspector (w/ Derek Smith) by Gogol/Jeffrey Hatcher l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Arden of Faversham l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Moliere l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Britannicus (w/ Lisa Harrow) by Racine l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Sir Patient Fancy (w/Helen Carey) by Aphra Behn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Inherit the Wind by Robert E Lee STC l National Academy of Sciences
Galileo by Brecht STC l National Academy of Sciences
The Gamester by Regnard/Freyda Thomas l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Dispute by Marivaux l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Demi Monde by Alexander Dumas Fils l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Art by Yasmina Reza l The Phillips Collection
Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare l The Phillips Collection
The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute l The Phillips Collection
This Property is Condemned by Tennessee Williams l Georgetown University 

*The Shakespeare Theatre Company is the recipient of the 2012 Regional Theater Tony Award 

ASSISTANT DIRECTING

Cabaret l Dir. Molly Smith l Arena Stage
33 Variations l Dir. Moisés Kaufman l Arena Stage
Dead Man’s Cell Phone (premiere) Dir. Rebecca Taichman l Woolly Mammoth Theater
Edward II Dir. Gale Edwards l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Argonautika Dir. Mary Zimmerman l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Twelfth Night Dir. Rebecca Taichman l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Dog in the Manger Dir. Jonathan Munby l Shakespeare Theatre Company
As You Like It Dir. Maria Aitken l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Design for Living Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Tamburlaine Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Antony and Cleopatra Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Way of the World Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Alchemist Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Liar (premiere) Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Old Times Dir. Michael Kahn l Shakespeare Theatre Company
Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (Associate) Dir. Michael Kahn l The Shakespeare Theatre Company 

ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR of THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY

EDUCATION / TRAINING

B.S. in Theatre; Northwestern University, conferred June 2006
Cum Laude, Departmental Distinction 

Shakespeare: British American Dramatic Academy (Oxford, England)
Classical Training Project: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre