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Paul Daigneault

Directing; Musical Theater Faculty

Paul Diagneault is the founder and producing artistic director for SpeakEasy Stage Company, a professional theater-in-residence at the Boston Center for the Arts. Since 1992, Paul has produced more than 100 Boston Premieres for SpeakEasy. 

SpeakEasy directing highlights include: Nine; Body Awareness; The Great American Trailer Park Musical; [title of show]; The Savannah Disputation; Jerry Springer—The Opera; The New Century; Some Men; Zanna, Don’t!; Parade (2008 Elliot Norton Award—Outstanding Director Midsize Company); The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Almost, Maine; Caroline, or Change; Take Me Out; Company; Elegies: A Song Cycle; A Man of No Importance; Bat Boy the Musical (2003 Elliot Norton Award—Outstanding Director, Small Company); Passion; A New Brain; Violet; Merrily We Roll Along; Songs for a New World; Floyd Collins; Jeffrey; and Love! Valour! Compassion!

Regional credits include Grand Hotel and Nine (The Boston Conservatory and Cincinnati Conservatory of Music); Rent, Sunday in the Park with George, City of Angels and Wonderful Town (The Boston Conservatory); and Urinetown and Blue Window (Boston College). His work at The Boston Conservatory includes teaching junior musical theater and the senior directing emphasis. 

In 2007, Diagneault was honored with the Boston College Arts Council’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement.

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