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PAUL R. COATE, AEA
ACTOR/ VOCALIST/ DIRECTOR/ EDUCATOR
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Paul R. Coate is a Twin Cities-based professional actor, vocalist, director, educator, and songwriter. Paul is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and a faculty member at St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists.

Theatre credits include Guthrie Theater, Children's Theatre Company, History Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Skylark Opera, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska Shakespeare, and Theater Latte Da, where he most recently appeared in All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914. Opera and concert credits include Opera Omaha, Omaha Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Minnesota Orchestra. Paul has been fortunate to share the stage with such acclaimed talent as Grammy Award-winning soprano Sylvia McNair and award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant, and he has been conducted by maestros Sarah Hicks, Osmo Vanska, Andrew Litton, Neil Gittleman, Courtney Lewis, and Hal France. Paul has also appeared in a variety of film and television projects, including APRIL SHOWERS (2009) with Tom Arnold and Daryl Sabara. Paul worked for ten years as a radio announcer and manager in Omaha, NE at KVNO Classical 90.7 FM, and has contributed his voice to many recording projects.

Paul received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Theatre from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (where he was nominated for an Omaha Entertainment Award for his graduate thesis, the role of 'Don Quixote' in MAN OF LA MANCHA). He has studied acting with D. Scott Glasser, Doug Paterson, and Cindy Melby Phanuef, and voice with Cina Crisara, Laureen Pickle, and Melissa Hart.

Paul R. Coate lives in Bloomington, MN with his wife and their two children.

 

 

LYRICS


Paul is also a lyricist. Here are some of Paul's cabaret songs in performance:

I REMEMBER THE MOON
(lyrics, Paul R. Coate/ music, Jason Hansen)
Copyright 2012 Prosody

SIT WITH ME
(lyrics, Paul R. Coate/ music, Richard Long)
Copyright 2011 Prosody

JUST A KID
(lyrics, Paul R. Coate/ music, Denise Prosek)
Copyright 2011 Prosody

ATLAS
(lyrics, Paul R. Coate/ music, Angela Fox)
Copyright 2012 Prosody

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