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Paul Normandin

Producer, Testify


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 while teaching Sunday school for 13 years.

Paul is an accomplished StorySlam champion. Winner of the 2017 Tejas Festival StorySlam and the 2016 Houston Moth GrandSlam. He is a proud producer and performer at the Austin storytelling show, Testify.

In his spare time, Paul 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 playwright Tristan Mercado creates.

Paul is a father, husband, 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.


Setting the Stakes: Getting Your Audience Invested in Your Story