(Director and Choreographer) is an award-winning director/ choreographer who works in theatre, film and television. Broadway – The Wedding Singer (Assistant Choreographer) and Disney’s The Lion King (Resident Director). National Tours – The Wedding Singer (Director) and Jekyll and Hyde (Director /Choreographer). He has worked in China, Belgium and London as the Artistic Director for Franco Dragone’s The House of Dancing Water. Other directing/choreographing credits include: Momma Rose (La MaMa), Powerhouse (Sinking Ship Productions, NYC), Divided (Red Fern Theater), Plaid Tidings (Flatrock Playhouse), Hairspray and Sound of Music (John W. Engeman Theater), Trav’lin the Musical (NYMF – Best Ensemble Honorable Mention), Greenwood (NYMF) Rockshow (Zipper Theatre), Einstein’s Dreams (NY Fringe Festival – Best Direction Award), Dystopia Gardens (NY Fringe Festival).  He is a member of Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab, the Horse Trade Theatre Group, and has developed new work with the Drama League. Upcoming: a new Broadway musical based on the life and times of Jean Michel Basquiat. www.paulstancato.com