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Ben Canning


Ben is a proud 2007 and 2008 NSDF alumnus.  He is the director and founder of New Road Theatricals, a London-based general management and executive producing company for the arts industry.  He previously worked for Sonia Friedman Productions for over 12 years, where he worked on some of their most successful musicals and plays, including The Book of Mormon (West End), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (West End), The Ferryman (Royal Court, West End and Broadway), The Inheritance (West End and Broadway) (the last three all winning best New Play at the Tony and Olivier Awards) and general managed the Broadway transfer of To Kill a Mockingbird in the West End. He has also worked at the Donmar Warehouse and the Windsor Arts Festival. Ben is delighted to play a small part in the festival that provided such a big first step in his career.