Paul has co-created many musicals over more than three decades as a composer, lyricist, book writer, musical director, and director, including Marg Skaluba (Pissy's Wife) (script by Ron Chambers); Reefer Madness! The Musical! (book by Adrien Lackey); The Adventures of Wanda & Jack (co-created and performed with Michele Fleiger (photo left); Songs for a Dark Lady [Shakespeare's lyrics set to original melodies]; Kink!, a musical about the life and times of 1950's pinup queen Bettie Page, and Remoka Rink, (with book by Conni Massing) set at a small town hockey rink, commissioned for the Alberta Winter Games in 1992. He also teaches workshops on the craft of writing musicals, drawing on his multi-faceted experience.
As a theatre composer and sound designer, Paul's credits include contemporary and period scores and sound designs for the Free Will Shakespeare Festival , the Varscona Theatre Ensemble, Teatro la Quindicina, the Citadel Theatre, Theatre Yes, and original scores and sound designs for theatres across Canada.
Paul works in theatre, television and film as an actor, often in roles requiring musical skills. A multi-instrumentalist, Paul plays guitar, keys, bass, mandolin, harmonica, banjo, trumpet and trombone.