Paul received his bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from the University of Maryland. After training on full scholarship with the Rock School of the Pennsylvania Ballet, School of the Richmond Ballet and Nutmeg Ballet, Paul went on to dance professionally with Charleston Ballet Theatre, Tampa Ballet and Buffalo Ballet Theatre. Since retiring from the stage over twenty years ago, he has worked as a full-time ballet teacher and has trained dancers who are dancing in companies across the United States as well as in Europe. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he works as a photographer and has had his work published in Pointe Magazine, Dance Magazine and The Washington Post.
The Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for Boys provides tuition-free classes and other benefits to boys ages 9-15 who have the raw ability, physical facility and real desire to dance.