Paul Normandin is a large man with a big mouth who loves to tell stories to anyone who can’t outrun him. Paul learned to tell stories from the loving feedback of other people’s children.
Paul is an accomplished StorySlam champion. Winner of the 2017 Tejas Festival StorySlam. He is a producer and occasional performer at the Austin storytelling show, Testify. Paul has performed on the RISK! Live show twice in Austin and around the country at Cafe Improv in Princeton, New Jersey and any Moth StorySlam he can get in. Paul is also the 2016 Houston Moth GrandSlam Champion.
In his spare time, aul plays Ultimate Frisbee and is an Improvisational Actor, performing regularly with his Improv troupe, In Our Prime. Paul is an active performer in other theatre shows including Austin Playback Theatre, Improv Anonymous, and anything Tristan Mercado writes.
Paul is a father, husband, a survivor of 13 years of teaching Sunday School at University United Methodist Church in Austin, former US Army Infantry soldier, founder of Austin Free Hug Day, and co-founder and former president of the Ultimate (Frisbee) Players League of Austin. When not traveling with his family, performing on stage, or throwing a disc, Paul works as a Senior Planning and Project Advisor for the State of Texas.