Paul Harvard is a musical director, composer, actor, director and lecturer.
His work includes The History Boys (Royal National Theatre), Gondoliers (Apollo Theatre), Piaf, Fiddler on the Roof, Love in a Maze, Dreams from a Summerhouse and The Firebird (all for the Watermill Theatre), Nicked (HighTide Festival), The Fantasticks (Harrogate Theatre), Rwanda (YMT:UK), Trashchrist (Soho Theatre) and Me, Myself and I (Orange Tree Theatre).
Currently Course Leader for BA Acting and MMus Musical Theatre at the London College of Music, he has lectured at many other leading drama schools—notably the Urdang Academy where he was Head of Musical Theatre for four years and where he wrote the degree. He has also taught at Arts Educational, the Drama Centre, City Lit, Guildford School of Acting, Trinity Laban, Italia Conti, Webber Douglas and The Centre (where he was Head of Musical Theatre).
His books Acting Through Song and Audition Songs for Men/Women are published by Nick Hern Books.