Atelier Guest Artists

Paul Thureen

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Paul Thureen (writer/performer) is a founder and co-Artistic Director of award winning theater company The Debate Society, co-writing and starring in all of the company’s plays. He received an OBIE Award for his performance in the company's BLOOD PLAY. Other NYC performances include Annie Baker’s UNCLE VANYA (Soho Rep), Jenny Schwartz’s 41-DERFUL (Clubbed Thumb) and Steven Levenson’s CORE VALUES (Ars Nova). Regional: Theatre de la Jeune Lune and McCarter (Educational tour). TV Performances: High Maintenance (HBO), The Late Show with David Letterman (recurring), The Revolution (History Channel). With Hannah Bos, Paul has written for Amazon's Golden Globe winning series Mozart in the Jungle and HBO's High Maintenance. Paul is on the faculty of The National Theater Institute and is a Sundance Institute Fellow. B.A. Vassar College.