As a director Ben has worked for Woodford Folk Festival, Brisbane Festival, Sydney Festival, Out of the Box, Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Arts Council, La Boite Theatre Company, and his own independent company. Ben’s independent works have been critically acclaimed for their stunning integration of live performance and projection technology.
Since 2010 Ben has been the Associate Director of Circa. With Circa he has created, directed and assistant directed new circus works that have been performed in major international festivals in multiple countries. He has show-directed established Circa shows, and produced and managed international tours and new projects. Ben holds a BA in Applied Theatre, an MA in directing, for which he won the prestigious Philip Parsons Prize, and he is soon to complete a practice-led PhD in directing.