Ethan will head to Bigfork Summer Playhouse in Montana to helm the classic musical Singin’ in the Rain - info and tickets here.

Incredible 2018 Season with Out of the Box Theatrics!


Ethan will appear in Adam Rapp’s Nocturne and direct Into the Woods.

Open Mics, Building the Box and other events throughout the year. DONATE now! Early bird subscriptions also on sale at

Ethan will return to the historic Weathervane Theatre in several exciting capacities this Summer. 7 shows in alternating Rep for the 53rd Season! Stay tuned for casting and creative info. Visit for info!


Production photos from Penobscot Theatre Company's production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast - Directed by Ethan Paulini


February/March - Ethan directs and choreographs Little Women - The Musical at Ocean State Theatre Company receiving 6 BroadwayWorld nominations including best direction, choreography and musical

April - Ethan directs OOTB’s production of Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold”…and the Boys

April - Ethan directs Ducdame Ensemble’s Shakespeare Sings featuring Tedra Milan and Sam Gilroy

April - Ethan directs an all star cast in Elizabeth Higgins Clark’s new play Fractured at Theatre Row

May - Ethan is appointed Associate Artistic Director of Out of the Box Theatrics

May/June - Ethan directs and choreographs Penobscot Theatre Company’s smash hit production of The Full Monty

June-September - Ethan returns to the historic Weathervane Theatre to be a part of the Equity company and direct the Professional Intern Training Program

September-November - Ethan curates the sold out new works reading series Building the Box for OOTB

October - Ethan directs Lively Entertainment’s concert production of Romance/Romance

November/December - Ethan returns to Penobscot Theatre Company to direct and choreograph the record breaking sold out production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast