Joined: January 24, 2009
Festival Director, Fringe Founder
Ben has over 15 years of experience in the arts.
With a crack team of Fringe shipmates he lead the formation of the most fantastic, exciting, adventurous festival on this blue Earth.
He is the founding Festival Director of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. With hundreds of shows and over one thousand performances, the Hollywood Fringe is one of the largest open-access arts festivals in the country and a major player in the world Fringe circuit. The Festival featuring hundreds of shows in theatre, comedy, film, cabaret and dance and is now entering its fourth year. Previously, he founded and produced The Hatchery Festival in Washington DC: A showcase of new plays from emerging playwrights; he oversaw the festival’s operations in 2005 and 2006. He sits on the board of directors for the Rorschach Theatre in Washington DC.
Ben lives in Los Angeles, CA.