Steph Paul biography
At Writers Theatre: The Last Match
Steph Paul is a director/choreographer who clears space for uninhibited, physical truth. She weaves together her lived experience as a first-generation Haitian-American, body percussionist, dancer, athlete and is passionate about art as a means to build a team. Chicago credits include: How to Defend Yourself (Victory Gardens Theater), Learning Curve (Albany Park Theater Project, Third Rail Projects), Ofrenda, Feast, God's Work, Home/Land (Albany Park Theater Project), Mansfield Park (Northlight Theatre), Short Shakes! Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Last Stop on Market Street (Chicago Children’s Theatre), The Royale (Jeff Award Nomination, Artistic Specialization; American Theater Company), In the Red and Brown Water and Jane Eyre (Northwestern University). Regional: Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Studio Theatre, City Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Helen Hayes Award Nomination - Outstanding Choreography in a Play) and Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (St. Louis Theater Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding Choreographer). International: Royal Opera House Muscat and National Theatre of Scotland. Awards: Helen Hayes, Outstanding Choreography in a Play (The Wolves, Studio Theatre), 3Arts Make-A-Wave Grantee. Steph is a Resident Director of Albany Park Theater Project and an Artistic Associate of Chicago Dance Crash. She is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and Serena Williams' biggest fan. stephpaul.com.
[Bio as of February 2021]