Paula is a queer, autistic theatremaker from London.
Their practise includes clowning, puppetry, singing, dance, voiceover. and writing.
Paula's show Villainex is all about queer identity, accessibility and what it is to really belong. You can ready more about Villainex HERE.
Cava Charley is Paula's cabaret alter-ego. You can find out more, including information about Charley's show Backstage Pass (and book them for your next gig) HERE.
The Story So Far
Paula has a background in dance, and kicked off their career as a Showgirl with Swiss touring company Zirkus Lilliput. This gave them their great love of hands-on jobs! Whilst training at LSMT, Paula was the first winner of the Shakespeare Sonnet Cup. They have since worked with both classical and contemporary texts appearing as Beatrice in Groundling Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing and as Carla in Enigma Theatre's Production of Comic Potential.
Over the last few years, Paula has worked extensively as a Puppeteer.
Paula has garnered experience with short/long rod, hand, bunraku and large/full body puppets, working as a principal puppeteer on IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE and with Illyria Theatre's DOCTOR DOLITTLE. They also performed with their own puppet in Groundling’s Pantomime Aladdin.
Paula is an experienced voice artist. They have worked with Inrix Media for 8 years providing traffic and travel bulletins to radio stations across the South East, including BBC Local Radio, Smooth, Magic, Absolute and LBC. They can also be heard in award-winning podcast OBLIVITY, and in HYPATIA'S MATHEMATICAL MAZE for BBC Bitesize.
AS A WRITER,
Paula has contributed to Broccoli Productions ANTHEMS: PRIDE podcast, Drag Queen storyteller Mama G and the 2020 Virtual Collaborators Project. They are alumni of the Vital Xposure Wellspring program, and their play STATIC will receive a rehearsed reading at the Pen Theatre in June.
How do I contact Paula about acting or voiceover work?
Paula is represented by Lola Williams at New Wonder Management
Contact number: 020 3102 8515
3-4 Devonshire Street,
How do I contact Paula about COLLABORATION OR BOOKING THEIR SHOWS?
You can drop Paula a message on the CONTACT page - they'd love to hear from you!