Paul Stowe is one of the Technicians working in the Drama Programmes and is involved across all the technical aspects of the shows that the university produces.
Paul is a former student of St Mary’s University and graduated in 2007. Aside from working as a technician at St Mary’s, Paul regularly works at other institutions and professional venues in a variety of different roles, including the Battersea Arts Centre, the Tristan Bates Theatre and The Pleasance Theatre.
For the last eight years, Paul has been widely involved in the fringe circuit, having worked on over ten shows around the world. In 2009 Paul first worked with Stef O’Driscoll’s production of Rebecca Prichard’s Yard Gal which won Best All Involved Production at the Fringe Report Awards.
Paul was subsequently involved in five shows which previewed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that year. Since then Paul has gone on to tour internationally, visiting over ten different festivals around the world, including San Diego International Fringe Festival (USA), Geochang International Festival of Theater (South Korea), Chicago Fringe Festival (USA) and Rome Fringe Festival (Italy). For the last few years, Paul has been working with Haste Theatre, on two of their productions Oyster Boy and The Hideout, winning several awards whilst visiting the USA on tour.
Most recently, Paul has been working with Royal Kungfoolery – a Physical Theatre company specialising in physical clown work and storytelling on their award winning show Cocooned in Kazan. Currently Cocooned in Kazan is touring nationally as well as making a few brief appearances at festivals in Europe.
Aside from theatre work Paul has previously worked on a number of site-specific projects as well as working for a range of companies and clients in the corporate and entertainment sector.