Paul Piris

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Paul is the Artistic Director of Rouge28 Theatre.

He has been working as a director for for more than twenty in France and in the UK. His work has been performed across Britain and in France, Poland, Denmark, Greece, Singapore and Belgium. His works include Kwaidan, Urashima Taro, Postalia, Deathwatch by Jean Genet (National tour in France), Old Clown (National tour in France) and The Story of the Panda Bears by Matei Visniec (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Voila Festival & Romanian Institute), Furies (Bialystok International Puppet Festival in Poland), Madame (Ghent International Puppet Festival and Shunt Lounge) and The Lover by Harold Pinter (National tour in France).
His work is focused in combining puppetry with other performance forms in order to investigate and interrogate how reality can be perceived.

Paul has been trained in many disciplines such as acting, physical theatre, masks and puppetry which give him a very broad approach in his work. He completed an MA in Directing and a PhD at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

As an independent researcher, he has published in Puppetry International and Puppet Notebook, The Routledge companion to puppetry and material performance and Interactions entre le vivant et la marionnette (Artois Presses Université)

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