Ben achieved a First Class BA Hons Degree in Theatre Dance, from London Studio Centre, in 2009. At the start of his career he spent six full years with Michael Clark Company, with whom he performed extensively across Europe and America in, ‘come, been, and gone’, ‘animal/vegetable/mineral’, and ‘to a simple, rock ’n’ roll…song’ since their creation. He still performs with the company on a seasonal basis.
Ben has been freelancing since late 2014, when he joined Yorke Dance Project and became part of the ‘Figure Ground’ and ‘Rewind Forward’ tours. He also performed at London’s Coronet Theatre (with Print Room Dance Company) in March 2016 as a member of Hubert Essakow’s ‘Terra’.
Ben’s film credits include, ‘Anna Karenina’ (2012) choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui; ‘WWZ’ (2013) choreographed by Alex Reynolds; and ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ (2017) choreographed by Lea Anderson. He has also worked for photographers Nick Knight, Jake Walters, Cecilie Harris, Sarah Brimley, Philip Riches, Willy Vanderperre and Elliot Kennedy, and has featured in AnOther and Jocks&Nerds magazines, as well as on the cover for Arena Homme+ in 2010.
Ben is currently completing an Extended Level 6 Diploma in Dance Teaching, with BBO Dance; he has enjoyed applying many facets of this course to his teaching practice and experience with FuZe8 Dance Company (whom he first met in 2015 as part of Yorke Dance Project’s outreach programme).
Impressed by the dancers’ creative skills, steadfast focus and willingness to further their technical and performance skills, he is very proud to be associated with FuZe8 in this capacity as an Associate Director.