Is the founder of Psalms Theatrics Inc. and teaches music/choir in the Brentwood School District and is a Minister of Fine Arts and Worship at Temple Church of Christ. Paul holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Music Performance/Education-Voice and a minor in Theater Dance at/from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. . Paul has been performing in many local community theater and professional theater/opera companies in St. Louis/Metro East IL. Some of his theatrical credits include, Hairspray (Seaweed), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Judah), The Wiz (Tinman) with the St. Louis Hawthorne Players, Pippin (Leading Player) with Summer Stage Theater, Shrek the Musical (Donkey) with Hard Road Theater Company, Lost in the Stars (Jared) with St. Louis Union Avenue Opera Company, and choreographed Bye! Bye! Birdie with Alton Little Theater as well as served as music director for the SIUE Youth Summer Musicals. Some of his favorites were Willy Wonka Jr. and Broadway's Peter Pan to name a few. He has also worked as a voice teacher at COCA and STAGES St. Louis.
He has taught music and theater for the Alton and O'Fallon IL School District and was the director for the middle school theater program where some of his favorite productions directed there were Cats, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Fame Jr., Seussical the Musical, Into the Woods, West Side Story School Edition, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Wiz to name a few.
In 2019, Paul was awarded the Community Fine Arts of Education Award by the 100 Black Men of Alton for his dedication to young people in the arts and the quality of their excellent work of performance.
Paul has wrote and directed ALL of the productions for Psalm Theatrics since it's beginning. His works include Carols of Christmas, Journey To the Cross, Tis the Season, The Cutting Edge Creation of Christ, Purpose, I AM God (Creations), and Change To Passage.
Paul knows that his purpose in life is not only to minister to God's people through worship and music, but to share God's word through theatrical production.
Wanting to book Paul to come to your church and teach you how to write biblical plays/musicals that will bring the "Wow" in your community and minister to the people about God, or does your school or church choir/praise team need some voice training, or you perhaps or need a clinician for a musical theater workshop, you can go to his webstie and book Paul today to come be an influence and inspire and help grow your fine arts organizations and/or ministries at www.pmusicandarts.com.