Paul has worked on over 150 productions on stage, TV and film as an actor, director, playwright, fight choreographer, dance choreographer, videographer and producer. He was the Principal Founder and served as Artistic Director of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. Other administrative positions include Director of Theatre at the American University in Cairo, Egypt; Artistic Director of Salem Theatre Company and Summer Theatre in Salem, MA; and currently the Artistic Director of All the World's a Stage Theatre Company. In Hawai'i, he is a multiple Po'okela Award recipient for acting and directing and serves on the board as Vice President for the Hawai'i State Theatre Council. Paul teaches advanced voice, movement and acting classes, including Auditioning, Period Styles, Shakespeare, Stage Combat, and Dialects. A member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA, he received his BA in Stage Movement and his MFA from the Professional Actors' Training Program at the University of Washington.
Campus Recognitions: UHM Board of Regents Excellence in Teaching Award
Professor Mitri served as Theatre & Dance Department Chair 2011 through Summer of 2016