paul clark - artistic director


Paul has been involved in musical theatre for many years, both as an amateur and as a professional.

As a performer, he has appeared in many lead roles for local societies in the Midlands and these include:

Billy Crocker (Anything Goes), Rooster Hannigan (Annie), Frank Butler (Annie Get Your Gun), Toad (Toad of Toad Hall), Walter de Courcey (Chess) and a couple of appearances as a pantomime dame. He also created the role of Rando in the world premier of the musical Berlin.

He has worked overseas in Ibiza, Majorca and Cyprus as a professional entertainer for a holiday company, and on his return, dressed up as a giant bear in order to play ‘Little John’ in a touring pantomime version of Robin Hood.

He has made nine appearances in the West End and has performed at Her Majesty’s Theatre, The London Palladium, The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane as well as a cameo appearance as ‘a cricketer’ at The Palace Theatre.

Paul is the current Company Manager for Star EFX Limited (a company that gives amateur performers the chance to appear on a West End Stage) and has enjoyed working with the company since July 2001.

More recently, Paul has moved ‘behind the scenes’ as a director. Credits include:

Bugsy Malone, Honk!, Anything Goes, 42nd Street, Fame - The Musical, Hot Mikado, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Crazy for You, Dick Whittington and Little Shop of Horrors.

Paul currently teaches drama and singing to 6 - 18 year olds at a theatre school and in 2008 received critical acclaim for his version of Alice in Wonderland (set to the song “Mad World”) when it was performed at the London Palladium.

Paul Clark, Artistic Director, Odyssey Youth

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