Paul Pinto is a writer, composer, performer, opera-sermonizer, and multi-disciplinary dabbler who makes music, new media, micro-theatres and durational performance by himself and with his friends. Some of those friends include the collectives thingNY, Varispeed and LoveLoveLove. A few favorite projects include Patriots with Jeffrey Young, Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives with Varispeed, Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, and the cyclorama video installation Whiteness with Kameron Neal. He sang and danced on Broadway in Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, and wrote and performed in the electronic opera Thomas Paine in Violence starring Joan LaBarbara. Recent commissions and partnerships include HERE Arts, Prototype Festival, Colgate University, The Fisher Center, the Look + Listen Festival, American Opera Projects, Opera America, Culturehub, LaMaMa, Quince Ensemble, WNET All Arts, Media Art Xchange, The Rhythm Method, Yarn/Wire, Gelsey Bell and Kristin Marting.