Upcoming Events
Sep 15

Tales of an Urban Indian

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - September 16 @ 4:00 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Canada
Sep 15

The Mariachi Ghost – Rencor Vivo

September 15 @ 8:30 pm - September 16 @ 9:30 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Canada
Sep 22

Fem Fest: Freedom Then and Now

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Halifax Nova Scotia
Canada
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Artist
About This Project
Paul David Power has spent the past 20 years working as a writer, actor, director and communications professional in various mediums and for diverse organizations – including dramatic script for the stage. His formal training includes holding a BA in English with a concentration in theatre and a BAA in Journalism.  Paul has a long history in raising awareness and understanding about disability issues through his work as a playwright, columnist, director and actor.

His work includes several years directing and acting with the Shakespeare by the Sea Festival in Newfoundland and Labrador where he currently holds the position of Artistic Associate.. He was President of the Liffey Players Drama Society in Calgary for three years. In 2010 Paul moved to Moncton NB where he assumed the role of Artisitic Director for Hubcity Theatre in 2013. Paul currently heads his own production company – Power Productions – with a focus on producing and showcasing theatre projects in the Atlantic Refion focused on deaf and disability themes.


Paul has been highlighted in the media many times for his work as an artist living with a disability – often inspiring and leading the way for younger artists who face their own challenges and disabilities when it comes to succeeding in the arts.

Paul is one of 13 Deaf, disabled and mad Artists / Leaders from across the country who participated in the National Art Centre’s 2016 Summit held at the Stratford Festival. ThArts Coupncil is was a three-day conversation about the breadth and scope of Deaf, disability, mad art and inclusion being created across Canada. Paul is currently working on a new script entitled “Crippled” with support from the Canada Arts Council.