Lynda Paul

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Lecturer in English and Theater Studies Residential Writing Tutor, Pauli Murray

Lynda Paul is a multi-disciplinary theatre practitioner, scholar, and educator. Recent dramaturgy credits include Assassins, Cymbeline (Yale Repertory Theatre), The Three Sisters, and Some Bodies Travel (Yale School of Drama). Recent directing credits include Leoš Janáček’s Cunning Little Vixen (Opera Theatre of Yale College), Christopher Chen’s Caught, and Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti (Yale Cabaret). Lynda has also been seen as an actor, classical vocalist, bassoonist, and saxophonist at Yale Cabaret, and her writing has appeared in a variety of publications, most recently in Theatre Development Fund’s Stages magazine. She has trained at, among other institutions, the British American Dramatic Academy (BADA), the Çudamani Summer Institute, and the School of Criticism and Theory, and she holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Rochester, the University of Chicago, the Yale School of Drama, and Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where she received distinction on her PhD in music, and afterwards taught interdisciplinary courses throughout the humanities at Yale as a Mellon Postdoctoral Associate in the Integrated Humanities. Courses at Yale include: Introduction to Dramaturgy; Cabaret; Alternate Realities; Richard III (with Joseph Roach); The Ballets Russes; Reading and Writing the Modern Essay; Disney and Society