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Paul Loper

Learning and Change Facilitator and Performing Artist

Paul Loper, Ph.D., has worked in 20 countries over 40 years, including dancing with Twyla Tharp, the American Dancemachine, and in two Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies, and assisting Broadway choreographers Ron Field and Lynn Taylor-Corbett. He created one- or two-man shows in Seattle, Paris, and London.

Earning his doctorate in 2004, Paul now facilitates innovative adult learning methodologies with graduate students (at Stanford’s and UC-Berkeley’s Business Schools and the Master’s in Leadership Program at St. Mary’s College of California) and with coaching and consulting clients.

Based now in the SF Bay Area, he has performed locally at/with: SF Playhouse, Cutting Ball, Diablo Theatre Co., Broadway by the Bay, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Crowded Fire, the Thrillpeddlers, Quantum Dragon Theatre, Ragged Wing, Berkeley Playhouse, Eye Zen Presents, Contra Costa Civic Theatre, SF International Arts Festival.  Paul was also a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fellow, in the "Why Citizenship?" cohort.