Paul Mills: Co Director
“Paul possesses the unique dedication, passion, talent, and generosity of spirit needed to connect with young people through the arts no matter what careers they may ultimately pursue. He uses his deep reservoirs of professional talent to inspire young people and help them to realize their fullest potential as they grow into caring citizens of the world. This is a contribution of paramount importance.”
Kevin McCollum, Tony Award winning producer of Rent, Avenue Q, Buddy, Something Rotten
Paul Mills’ enjoyed success as an actor across the U.K. and in the West End where productions included Peter Pan, Jesus Christ Superstar, Anything Goes and Run for Your Wife. This led him into his career as a director / producer.
He was Associate Director of the West End hit show, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, before directing productions of that show on U.K. tours, in the U.S. A., Denmark, Japan and Germany.
His other international work includes Jolson in Toronto, The Legends Of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Spain and Oh Calcutta! – New Zealand tour.
Other U.K. productions Paul has directed include Houdini – the Musical – London, Sweet Home Chicago– U.K. tour, The Goodbye Girl – U.K. tour. Run For Your Wife at Chelmsford, Eastbourne and U.K. tour; State Of Affairs and Dumb Waiter at Ilford; Over The Rainbow -Edinburgh Festival and Bath and Scooby Doo – The Mystery Of The Pyramid U.K. tour for CTI Productions in conjunction with Warner Brothers.
He is an Examiner in Speech and Drama subjects for Trinity College London and is a member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators
In recent years Paul has directed Spring and Autumn tours of the U.S.A. of Children's musicals and recently had productions playing simultaneously in London and New York. The production of Pinnochio in the U.S.A. which he wrote and directed played with great success across the states through 2018. His production of Beauty And The Beast has recently begun it’s U.S. tour. Treasure Island which he, again, wrote and directed will tour China in June.