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Director and Writer

Circus and Theatre

Benjamin has collected devising and creation techniques through his work with circus and theatre groups around the world.

Below you will find creations, productions, collaborations, and projects with the most recent at the top. Explore each title and click the link for more information! Benjamin is ready to begin the conversation about working with you to make your next idea into a reality:

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Circus

Juggler's Suitcase

-- Creator --

A one-person spectacle of juggling, clown, and engagement that has delighted audiences from the young to the young at heart! Inside one small suitcase is a versatile and adaptable show developed from years of street performing experience with limited technical needs.

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Theatre

Lalo's Luncbox

-- Consultant --

Lalo's magic lunchbox is out of control erupting fresh food! Lalo and his friends use food surprises to teach about eating well and doing good deeds.

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Theatre

Melancholy Play

-- Director --

One-Act cutting of Sarah Ruhl's play for Farmington High School.

Co-Directed with Joshua Zapata-Palmer.
Technical direction by Tori Domask-Ruh.

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Theatre

Cinderella

-- Assistant Director --

Children's Theatre Company's 2019/20 production of Cinderella. Helped run rehearsals, create comedic bits, and work with actors/dancers to create magical moments.

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Circus

HODGEPODGE

-- Creator --

Bits and pieces collected from Benjamin's brain around the ideas of play, curiosity, and exploration to make the experience that is HODGE PODGE. He aims to question discovery, interpretation, and connection through play and openness when encountering the world around us and to approach life in a child-like way.

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Theatre

Flora and Fauna

-- Playwright --

Comissioned by CLIMB Theatre's for their 2019 season. Fauna and Flora embark on a journey to the source of the Stream. Who is responsible for all the waste? How will Flora and Fauna save their home? Join Flora, Fauna, and their friend Offal on this journey to the heart of the Waste Stream.

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Circus

MOTH: Alice in Wonderland

-- Original Role --

Created original role of The Mad Hatter in MOTH Circus' production of 'Alice in Wonderland.' Originally performed at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, CO in 2019.

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Theatre

Keeper of the Light

-- Devising Ensemble--

Katie Kaufmann brings the story of lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis to the stage with music, shadow work, and puppetry. The production featured dazzling visuals as it probes into isolation, perseverance, and duty, adding a contemporary feminist perspective to the story. Directed by Genevieve Bennett

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Theatre

Nature: A Waking Play

-- Clown/Assistant Stage Manager/Crew/Front of House/Ensemble--

Worked and played in numerous roles to help create the magic of Tigerlion Art's 'Nature' during its 2017 National Tour. Created the role of Clown.

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Theatre

Fat Cat Fall

-- Devising Ensemble --

Togethe with The Curiosita, under the vision of Vlad Messing, a group of young actors and performers devised a contemporary piece of theatre examining the surreal nature of expectation in the context of a citizenry oppressed by a supposed tyrant.

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Circus

The 'Dinner and a Show' Show

-- Co-Creator --

Co-Created with Thom Wall. In this award-winning circus melodrama, 'The Two Handsome Waiters' juggle their friendship, their futures, and their restaurant jobs over the course of one important night. Come find out- Will a helpless lobster be served for dinner?

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Circus

MoonDrop Circus

-- Director and Playwright --

In 2014 and 2015, Benjamin had the honor of writing and directing two shows, 'New Tune' and 'Behind the Curtain,' for Kansas City based MoonDrop Community Circus.

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