Paul Steger


Member, NAST Board of Directors
Reelected March 2016, term ends March 2019

Paul Steger is the Director of the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech. He previously served for 11 years as Director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He is a fight director, director, and actor with credits on Broadway and in numerous regional theatres. He is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors and holds advanced certificates from the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat and Fight Directors Canada. He is a member of AEA, SAG, SAFD, BASSC, ATME and ATHE.

Professor Steger has directed more than 50 productions for the educational and professional theatre. His collaborations with a variety of video and performance artists have played such venues as Franklin Furnace (NYC), Randolph Street Gallery, Club Lower Links, The Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), The Contemporary Museum of Art (Glasgow), and the Ljubljana Festival (Slovenia). He is a member of the National Theatre Conference.

Professor Steger serves NAST as a Visiting Evaluator and has served on the NAST Committee on Nominations.

Professor Steger holds a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from Western Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Saint Louis University.
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Updated July 2017