Paul Coate has a B.A. in Dramatic Arts and an M.A. in Theatre from the University of Nebraska– Omaha (UNO). Coate´s stage experience includes Lend Me a Tenor, Metamorphoses, Mother Courage and Man of La Mancha at UNO; Art and Cyrano at the Living Picture Project; Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Comedy of Errors, Othello and The Tempest at the Nebraska Shakespeare Festival and Omnium Gatherum and the upcoming shows The Last Five Years and Metamorphoses at the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. Coate´s opera and concert experience includes roles in Camelot (concert version), My Fair Lady (concert version), A Night of Gershwin and The Mikado and More at the Omaha Symphony; Man of La Mancha, The Tender Land and La Boheme at Opera Omaha and Music Alive (Romeo & Juliet) at Omaha Symphony/Nebraska Shakespeare Festival.
Coate also has industrial, film and commercial experience, as well as skills in radio announcing, guitar and technical stage work.