Dylan Paul



Contributions to IDEA:

Barbados 1 | Grenada 1 | Montserrat 1 | Trinidad 5 | Trinidad 6 | Trinidad 7


Bio: VASTA Clyde Vinson recipient. Fulbright Fellow, “Vocal Approaches to Storytelling:  Carnival and Beyond.” MFA, Professional Actor Training Program, University of Houston. BFA, Theatre & Voice, University of Kansas. Dylan Paul studied voice, dialects, heightened speech, and phonetics under Paul Meier at the University of Kansas, and later with Jim Johnson and Sara Becker at the University of Houston, where he additionally instructed masters-level Voice and Speech. He was the principal architect in IDEA’s redesign and standardization, and currently serves as the archive’s special consultant and a senior editor. As a Fulbrighter, he examined Caribbean masquerade performance, creating the Traditional Mas Archive. As a voice coach, instructor, and actor, he has worked throughout the United States and abroad, including multiple seasons as a company member with Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, and the American Shakespeare Center. His Broadway debut was in 2014 as Victor in Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Cabaret, helmed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall. As a former faculty member at the University of Idaho, he teaches Voice and Speech, Shakespeare, and audition techniques. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, he is also a swing and cover for the Broadway production of Moulin Rouge, which premiered at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in 2018. More can be found at his website.


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