Between 2003 and 2008 Paweł studied at the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics. He subsequently graduated with honours from the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy, the faculty of Directing in 2012 where his diploma performance was The Maids by Jean Genet. In 2020, he defended his doctoral dissertation on baroque opera and received a PhD in arts. So far, his theatre plays have been performed at the Bydgoszcz Opera Festival and the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival; at the Prapremier Festival in Bydgoszcz and the Young Directing Forum in Krakow, at 'Oblicza Teatru' Festival in Polkowice, Talia Festival in Tarnów, Interpretacje festival in Katowice (TV Theatre). As an assistant director, he worked with Natalia Babińska at the Teatr Wielki - Opera Narodowa, with Jarosław Kilian at the Teatr Polski, with Mikael Marmarinos at the Teatr Dramatyczny and with Grażyna Kania at the Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw. In 2010 he completed a six-week international course on Japanese Theatre and Culture in Bucharest, Romania, led by masters of noh, butoh and kabuki. In March 2012 he participated in the FIND plus workshop organized by Schaubühne in Berlin, supervised by Thomas Ostermeier. Since 2007 he has been a drama instructor and taught theatre in secondary schools. He has directed performances at the Jewish Theatre and Teatr Kamienica in Warsaw, Norwid Theatre in Jelenia Góra, Rozrywka Theatre in Chorzów, Współczesny Theatre in Szczecin, Horzycy Theatre in Toruń. He has directed performative readings at many theatres in Warsaw, Cracow, Toruń... In 2012 he set up a theatre company called ATu Teatr; the first performance of the group was Script for three actors.
In 2016 he graduated Wajda Filmschool and in 2017 he directed his Theatre TV debut called Silent night, produced by Warsaw Documentary and Feature Film Studios (WFDiF), which has been presented at many international festivals (ex. Gold Remi award for dramatic original at Worlfest Houston Festival).
In 2018 he directed a baroque opera Il Trespolo Tutore conducted by Andrea de Carlo in Theatre Colegium Nobilium in Warsaw. The performance was a first staging of the piece since the premiere in 1679. Filmed and published by DUX, the opera has received an international recognition (eg. four stars review in Classica magazine, Pizzicato Supersonic Award).
In 2017-2021 Paweł Paszta has been an artistic director in Wilam Horzyca Theatre in Torun and a deputy director of an International Festival Kontakt in Torun, Poland.