Paull-Anthony completed a Bachelor of Music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and a Master of Music at the Manhattan School of Music. He joined Opera Australia’s full-time chorus in 2023.
He began his professional career at the West Australia Opera with performances including Colline in La Bohème, Parson & Badger in The Cunning Little Vixen and Zuniga in Carmen.
After being named the 2017 winner of the Opera Foundation for Young Australians’ Deutsche Oper Berlin Award, he joined the company’s solo ensemble in the 2018/19 season, appearing in eleven productions, including Nabucco, Die Zauberflöte, Salome and Eugene Onegin.
During the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons, he was a member of Theatre Basel’s solo ensemble, singing Colline in La Bohème, Hobson in Peter Grimes and multiple roles in Die Zauberflöte and Al gran sole carico d’amore. In 2021, he joined the full-time chorus at Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden, where he remained until 2023.
He has received awards and scholarships from the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award, IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition, Royal Schools of Music Club, the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, the Australian Music Foundation, the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, Melba Opera Trust and was the winner of the Sir Robert William Askin Operatic Scholarship, Tait Memorial Trust’s Julian Baring Award and a 2017 Mike Walsh Fellowship.
In addition to his work as a singer, Paull-Anthony works closely alongside his husband, Thomas Victor Johnson, as a vocal coach.