Paul Garman is the Executive Director/Producer of Musical Theatre West. Paul began his association with Musical Theatre West in 1963 as a performer. He continued performing throughout high school and at UCLA. He has served as producer for Musical Theatre West since the mid-1970's. Prior to that he served seven years as the company's President. Of the 120 Musical Theatre West major productions, Paul has been involved with all but 16, producing over 90 of them. Through his guidance and leadership Musical Theatre West has grown from an amateur community organization to a nationally respected regional theater group, entertaining over 60,000 patrons annually and garnering critical acclaim and numerous awards. Paul serves on several committees for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre. His key passion remains the cultivation of new works for the musical stage and introducing the audience of tomorrow to musical theater.