Paolo is an accomplished Italian actor, singer and vocal coach. He received his Diploma of Jazz Singing in 2000 from Centro Professione Musica Milan. Paolo studied singing under Francesca Oliveri and Paola Folli. He was introduced to Estill Voice Training during the 2001 course where he studied under Jo Estill, Jim Heiner, and Anne-Marie Speed and later Elisa Turla. Paolo has also attended workshops by Sheila Jordan, Cheryl Porter, and Paul Rosette. With a passion for Music Theatre, Paolo studied acting in the Stanislavskij's method and has worked with a number of major companies in Italy playing leading roles in Fame, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Sound of Music. Also an accomplished director, he has directed productions of Cats, The Lion King, and Wicked for San Carlo College in Milan. Paolo is currently lecturing in Vocal Studies at Charles Darwin University, directing the Centre for Youth and Community Music (Darwin) and he is enrolled in a Master by Research studying the Employment of the Estill Voice Training in Choral conducting.