Ensemble Bios

Paul Sportelli

SHAW 2016: Conductor for  Alice in Wonderland; composer for Uncle Vanya; music director for Sweeney Todd.

FOR THE SHAW: (selected credits) 18th season as Music Director; musical director for 28 musicals, including The Next Whisky Bar, Sunday in the Park with George, Floyd Collins; co-writer, Maria Severa, Tristan.

ELSEWHERE: (selected credits) co-writer, 33-1/3 (Canadian Musical Theatre Project, Playwrights Guild of Canada award for Best New Musical), Oracle; Nobody Told Me, Step Right Up!, Little Mercy’s First Murder (seven Dora Awards); recordings include Maria Severa, Tristan, jaypaul project (jaypaulproject.com); musical director: Mirvish, Livent, Arena Stage, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper, Tarragon, Acting Up Stage, Studio 180; two Dora Awards, musical direction; conducting debut, Aspects of Love, Broadway.

TRAINING: DMA, Manhattan School of Music.

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