Company Member since 1989
Coach since 1987
Paul was born in Stanford, California, grew up in Davis, and received a degree in Dramatic Arts from UC Davis. After graduating he moved to Seattle, where he became involved in Theatresports™. He played his first match just before BATS Improv was created in 1986.
Paul moved to San Francisco in 1989, became a member of the BATS Main Stage Company (then called “The Varsity”), Pulp Playhouse, and helped form True Fiction Magazine. He has gone on tour with the San Francisco Mime Troupe, participated in The Weber Family Christmas and is a film and commercial actor.
Paul served as the first Artistic Director of BATS from 1996 to 1998 and has played Theatresports in Seattle, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Palm Springs, Stanford, and Sydney, Australia.
Q & A
What was your first BATS show?
In 1987, I played on a visiting team from Seattle Theatresports in a BATS vs. Seattle match at the Bayfront Theater, which was home to Life on the Water at the time.
What are your favorite formats?
Theatresports and Gorilla Theatre
Any improv advice?
Figure it out for yourself.
Alien, North by Northwest, High Plains Drifter
Brecht, Shepard, Shakespeare