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 Democratic Primary Debates, "The Infernal Machine" at The Hangar Theatre, and "¡Olé!" in the Prague International Fringe Festival. Paul is a Drama League Directing Fellow. Beyond theater, Paul has a passion for politics and is active with The Democratic Socialists of America. He graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.