Paul Calderon

Acting/Directing Faculty

Paul Calderon has worked with such film luminaries as directors Quentin Tarantino; Steven Soderbergh; Spike Lee; Martin Scorcese; Alan Taylor; Abel Ferrara; Sidney Lumet; and actors Robert Deniro; Robert Redford; Al Pacino; George Clooney; Jesse Eisenberg; Christopher Walken; Steve Buscemi; Tim Roth; Patricia Arquette; and Melissa Leo. Film Credits include: Welcome to New York; West End; Burning Daylight; Biodegrable; Why Stop Now; The Last Castle; Out of Sight; Four Rooms; Pulp Fiction; King of New York. TV credits include dozens of guest appearances in episodics and TV movies. In 2014 Paul was nominated for a SAG Award for Best Ensemble for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Stage credits include Broadway & Off-Broadway. He received an OBIE AWARD for his performance In “Blade to the Heat,” at the Public Theatere. Paul co-wrote the cult classic The Bad Lieutenant, starring Harvey Keitel. He’s co-produced several indie films. He’s Co-Founder of Labyrinth Theater Company; where he directed productions starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman; Sam Rockwell; and Stephen Adly Guirgis. Paul’s a member of the Actors Studio. He’s taught at the School of Visual Arts; Lee Strasberg Institute; and is an Adjunct Professor at NYU Tisch’s Graduate Film Program.

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