Executive Committee

What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty!

Hamlet, Act II Scene II

Our executive committee volunteer their time to make the magic happen.  This team has been working together tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure that audiences are treated to memorable Shakespeare-in-the-Parks.  Email to info@portlandactors.com will be forwarded to the appropriate person.


Paul Susi

Artistic Director, Executive Director

Paul Susi is an educator, activist, arts administrator and a performing artist. Paul has worked as a youth counselor and an educator at several Portland nonprofit organizations serving homeless, recovering, post-incarcerated and adjudicated populations. He has appeared onstage with Boom Arts, Profile Theater, Shaking the Tree, Push Leg, Anon It Moves, String House Productions, Action/Adventure Theater, Los Portenos, Cerimon House, Northwest Children’s Theater, Working Theatre Collective, Contagious Theater, defunkt, Milagro Teatro, Hand2Mouth Theatre, and The Forgery. Paul has appeared regionally and internationally with Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Vermont Stage Company, Island Stage Left, and Poland’s Stacja Szamocin. Paul has been honored to work on several projects supported by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. Most recently, Paul co-founded The Color of Now, a live discussion series focusing on race and privilege in Portland, and served as Lead Shelter Host and shift supervisor for the innovative Peace Shelter, supervising 4 staff and 100 self-identified men experiencing homelessness in downtown Portland.

You can contact Paul at operations@portlandactors.com.