Paul J. Hernandez is a New York based performer with a deep love and passion for the craft & history of the arts. As a graduate of Manhattan School of Music's inaugural musical theatre class, as well as The Juilliard School's Pre-College, Paul has had the opportunity to work closely with incredible artists including Kate Baldwin, Boyd Gaines, Randy Graff, David Loud, Bebe Neuwirth, and Stephen Schwartz.
Paul was recognized as one of Broadway's "Rising Stars" in 2022 and has performed around the world, including on Disney Cruise Line portraying Olaf in Frozen & The Genie in Aladdin, and Paper Mill Playhouse where he was a part of the choir for Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame. Some of Paul's other favorite credits include playing Fiorello LaGuardia in Fiorello! and Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd at Manhattan School of Music, Chino in West Side Story at Usher Hall in Scotland as a part of the 2019 Edinburgh International Festival, and concerts at Carnegie Hall, 54 Below, The Town Hall, The Plaza Hotel & Walt Disney World.
In his free time, Paul loves studying the art of cinema, reading, spending time with friends, and looking at pictures of dogs on Instagram.