LRAM (Speech and Drama)
PGCE – University of Central England
SEDA Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education
Writers Guild of Great Britain for the encouragement of new writing (2011)
Writers Guild of Great Britain for the encouragement of new writing (2013)
BRISTOL OLD VIC THEATRE SCHOOL
External Examiner 2016-2020 for the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and the University of the West of England. Appointed to provide impartial and independent advice alongside informative comment on the institutions’ standards and on student achievement in relation to those standards.
Paul currently oversees the Everyman Theatre’s Actors Lab, which is an ongoing training and networking facility for professional performers who are based in the South West.
Paul currently oversees the Everyman’s Writers Lab, which provides an ongoing series of lectures and workshops for playwrights who are based in the South West.
Birmingham School of Acting
Senior Acting Tutor 1993-2000.
Leader of the Postgraduate Diploma Course 2003-2006.
Specialist subjects: Scene Study. Creating A Character. Audition Preparation. Improvisation.
National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA).
A number of Residential Summer Schools:
Directing A Play (Contemporary)
Musical Theatre Performance
Sondheim: A Rehearsal Approach
University of Gloucestershire
Stanislavski Technique. Creative Writing (Drama).
University of Worcester
Performance in non-traditional venues.
Hereford College of Arts
Improvisation and Devising.
Cheltenham Ladies’ College
Shakespeare Summer School.