Actor. Producer. Teacher.
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Benjamin graduated Cum Laude from The University of Georgia with a B.A. in Theatre and a B.S. in Psychology. He is also a graduate of the 2013-2014 Aurora Theatre Apprentice Company. Since graduating, Benjamin's professional theatre credits include Courfeyrac/Ensemble in Les Miserables (Aurora Theatre), Ensemble in Christmas Canteen 2013 (Aurora Theatre), Boy in The Cat in the Hat (Aurora Theatre), Adam (US/P) in the regional premiere of The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown (Aurora Theatre), Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Show (Actor's Express), Gar PUBLIC in Philadelphia, Here I Come (Aris Theatre), Johnny in Stinky Kids the Musical (Aurora Theatre & Synchronicity Theatre), Jim Dillingham (US/P) in The Gifts of the Magi (Theatrical Outfit), Grasshopper (US/P) in James and the Giant Peach (Alliance Theatre), Greg Wilhote in Hands on a Hardbody (Aurora Theatre), Newcomer/Princeton & Rod (US/P) in Avenue Q (Horizon Theatre), Johnny "The Jock" in Thankskilling, The Musical (Dads Garage), Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Actor's Express), Gilley in I'm Not Rappaport (Aurora Theatre), Hortensio in Kiss Me Kate (Stage Door Players), Bobby Strong in Urinetown (Warehouse Theatre), Zacky Price in Big Fish (Theatrical Outfit), Michael in The Bridges of Madison County (Aurora Theatre), Moritz in Spring Awakening (Warehouse Theatre) Dickon in The Secret Garden (TheatreZone), Andrew Jackson in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Warehouse Theatre) & Billy Lawlor in 42nd Street (City Springs Theatre).
Ben's Film & Television credits include The Fat Boy Chronicles, Fun World, The Change-Up, The D.U.F.F. & "Dream Writers". He has also appeared in commercials and industrials for Diet Coke, IBM, Delta, The DVI Group, the Georgia Lottery, Top Flite, Zaxby's, RaceTrac, Eli Inc, Ensign Studios, Harveys Supermarkets, North Carolina Education Lottery, Equifax, and Home Depot.
Ben is the Founder and Executive Artistic Director of the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival. Visit www.TheAMTF.com for more info.
Ben also serves as the Head of Theatre Division for Phoenix 4 Productions where his credits include Associate Producer for Breathe: The Prequel and The Run Saga: Breathe. He is an Associate Producer for The Last Time We Were Here, an official selection of the 2015 New York Musical Festival.
His collegiate credits at UGA include Billy Flynn in Chicago, directed by Tony Award winner Chet Walker, Brick Russell in the world premiere of Must Go On, Man 1 (selections) in Songs For A New World and Jeff Zarrillo in the Thalian Blackfriars staged reading of “8.”
Benjamin has also had the privilege to tour with the Broadway Dreams Foundation as a production assistant/intern and performer under the direction of Annette Tanner, Nicholas Rodriguez, Matt Lenz, and Stafford Arima. With the Broadway Dreams Foundation, Ben has performed on stage with Broadway veterans such as Billy Porter, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa, Tyler Hanes, Deidre Goodwin, Tituss Burgess, Norm Lewis, Paul Canaan, Tony Vincent, Claci Miller, Diana Degarmo, James Kinney, Nikki Snelson & Craig D’Amico.