Ben Moroski is an award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker. He is a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winner and three-time nominee. A Hollywood Fringe veteran, he has written, produced and starred in four award-winning plays at the festival, “This Vicious Minute” (HFF12), “The Wake” (HFF14), “TILT” (HFF16) and “DOG” (HFF22). Most recently, Ben wrote, produced and starred in “DOG” at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival. “DOG” was an instant hit, selling out nearly immediately and garnering effusive critical acclaim. It received festival nominations for Top of the Fringe, Best World Premiere and Best Solo Performance. “DOG” won the 2022 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Solo Performance and was also nominated for Best Writing. Additionally, it won Best Solo Writing-Performance at the 2023 Stage Raw Theater Awards.
Ben made his Los Angeles stage debut at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2012 in the world premiere of his autobiographical solo play, “This Vicious Minute” (Best of Fringe, Best Solo Show nominee). Two years later, he returned to the Hollywood Fringe with a new solo play, “The Wake,” which played to sold-out houses and won Best Solo Show at the 2014 festival. For his performance in “The Wake,” Ben also won Best Solo Performance at the 2015 Stage Raw L.A. Theater Awards and received a nomination for Best Solo Performance at the 2014 L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards. “The Wake” was also an official selection of the 2014 New Orleans Fringe Festival. In 2016, Ben returned to the Hollywood Fringe Festival with his play, “TILT,” a two-hander co-starring award-winning actor/writer/composer Michael Shaw Fisher. “TILT” received rave reviews and garnered nominations for Top of the Fringe, Best World Premiere and Best Ensemble Theatre at the 2016 festival.
Ben’s other L.A. area stage acting credits include the extended run of Chiara Atik’s hit play “Women” (Theatre Asylum). Film credits include “Broken Star” (Kandoo Films), the award-winning short film “Discharge” (which also he wrote and produced) and the forthcoming short film “Tilt,” adapted from his award-winning play. Ben is the author of two commissioned plays and is a working screenwriter. He is also a proud member of the 2009 Acting Apprentice company at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and a proud Master Class alumnus of Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop in Hollywood. He is a native of Northern California.