Paul 'Rock' Eblen earned an MA in Theatre to assist him in creating music for stage and film. Having lived in Los Angeles for most of the 80's pursuing a music and film career, he returned to Asheville, NC to produce his own shows. He has been professionally acting, writing, and directing in local and regional theater for more than 30 years. Produces and directs rock musicals such as JC SUPERSTAR, TOMMY, RENT, FOOTLOOSE, and SPRING AWAKENING. Annual shows include Asheville Talent Slam and Asheville Faerie Arts Festival.