Paul Stancato is an award-winning director/ choreographer who was the Resident Director for the National Tour of Disney’s The Lion King, 2006 -2010 (2008 Helen Hayes nomination for Best Touring Musical).
He directed the First National Tour of The Wedding Singer and was also Assistant to Choreographer, Rob Ashford, for the Broadway production (Tony nomination for Best Musical and Best Choreography).
Other directing/choreographing credits include: Plaid Tidings (Flatrock Playhouse), Hairspray and Sound of Music (John W. Engeman Theater, NY), Trav’lin the Musical (NYMF Festival Best Ensemble Honorable Mention), Greenwood (NYMF) Crazy For You, Godspell, Guys and Dolls, Zombies from the Beyond, Rockshow (Zipper Theatre, NY), Heart Rising (World Premier), Einstein’s Dreams (Best Direction Award New York Fringe Festival), Dystopia Gardens (NY Fringe Festival).
He conceived and co-wrote ROCKSHOW, an interactive rock concert, with writing partners Chris Blisset and Matt Uremovich, which ran Off-Broadway at the Zipper Theater and Club El Flamingo.
Performance credits include, Blue Man Group (Blue Man) and De La Guarda (original New York cast member/Captain).
Currently Paul is serving as the Artistic Director for Franco Dragone’s, The House of Dancing Water in Macau, China. (www.dragone.be)
SDC, AEA, SAG-AFTRA
Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, SDC Observership, Resident Artist (Horse Trade Theater Group)
*His greatest achievement to date was marrying the love of his life, Felicia Finley. (www.feliciafinley.com)
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