Ben teaches Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Junior and Intermediate classes.
Ben has appeared in numerous film, TV and theatre productions both in Australia and overseas, including RATON LAVEUR (Fairly Lucid Productions – Adelaide Fringe Festival), SCROOGE (Stage West CANADA), B.J. FLETCHER (Bee Charmer Productions CANADA) PHAEDRA’S LOVE (Controlled Chaos –The Store Room) and most recently was seen in FAT TONY & CO (Screentime Australia CH 9).
As a playwright, Ben’s first play won 3rd prize in the St Martins Playwriting Competition, and his commisioned piece “Short Trip” for St Martins’ as part of the Scattergun Project, took out St Martin’s Best Play. His follow up was short listed for St Martin’s Play of the Year in 2005. He has been a guest speaker with the Melbourne Writers Festival, and was a co-writer and dramaturge at Riverland Theatre Company with “HOONS which was performed at Adelaide Fringe Festival in 2007. Ben’s work has also been performed and received workshops throughout Australia, New York and Canada. His first feature length play “interrogation’ was translated into Spanish, adapted to a short film shot in Mexico was performed in both Toronto and Melbourne. Ben worked at St Martins Youth Arts Centre workshop coordinator and was a tutor there for a few years teaching scene studies, drama club, on camera. He also taught for John Tiverg.