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CoOPERAtive: Master Class with David Paul

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David Paul is an award-winning director for opera, theater, and film. Born in Germany and based in Brooklyn, his work spans material from five centuries and all genres, and strives to make performance a medium for direct, human communication, regardless of the platform. His work has been praised by the New York Times and Washington Post for its energy, humor, and emotional depth, and has been seen across four continents in five languages.

As a director for opera, Paul is in high demand across the world. Recent credits include productions for LA Opera, the Metropolitan Opera / Juilliard, Washington National Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, North Carolina Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Saratoga, and Music Academy of the West. On the theatrical stage, he has directed at Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre, Columbia University, and served as Assistant Director on the Broadway production of Terrence McNally’s “Master Class”.

Driving innovation in the arts, Paul has been involved in several major genre-bending ventures. He developed, wrote, and directed the film “Dichterliebe: POETLOVE”, a cinematic adaptation of classical songs from the 19th Century by Robert Schumann, winning awards from the Hong Kong Art House Film Festival, Geneva Film Festival, and IndieFest, and screening at festivals around the world.

Equally passionate about training the next generation of singing actors, Paul has rapidly gained recognition as one of his generation’s most dynamic directors and acting teachers for young singers. He is on the faculty at the Juilliard School and the Metropolitan Opera’s Young Artist Development Program, while directing projects at educational institutions including the Lyric Opera Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center, the Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artist Program, Boston University’s Opera Institute, Juilliard, Berlin Opera Academy, the Tel Aviv Summer Opera Festival and Westminster Choir College. He has also given master classes in Japan, China, Israel, and the United States.pera, North Carolina Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Saratoga, and Music Academy of the West. On the theatrical stage, he has directed at Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre, Columbia University, and served as Assistant Director on the Broadway production of Terrence McNally’s “Master Class”.

Performers

Joan Dornemann
CoOPERAtive Program participants

Ticket Information 

Free admission

Event Schedule
Date / Time Location
Monday, July 01, 2019

7:30pm

Robert L. Annis Playhouse, Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ, 08540
United States