Paul Bedard is a New York City-based theater director and activist. He is a founder and artistic director of Theater in Asylum, which strives to provide asylum to highly-charged subjects and characters. Recent directing credits include The Debates, touring stage adaptations of the 2016 Presidential Debates, The Glowing Boot in the United Solo Festival, The Infernal Machine at The Hangar Theatre, and ¡Olé! in the Prague International Fringe Festival. Paul is a Drama League Directing Fellow and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.