PAUL DAIGNEAULT (Director / Speakeasy Artistic Director) was the recipient of the 2014 Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, which is presented by the Boston Theater Critics Association. Since founding the award-winning SpeakEasy Stage in 1992, he has produced over 150 Boston premieres. As a director, he is especially proud of his projects that have centered gay and queer stories as well as his passion for contemporary American musicals. His work as a teacher has brought him to Boston College, the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Emerson College, and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. He was honored in 2007 with the Boston College Arts Council’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement and served as the 2011-2012 Rev. J. Donald Monan S. J. Professor in Theatre Arts. (he/him)  


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