Ben is a professional musical director, singing teacher, choral conductor and composer, recently named as the 2022 Off-West End Award Winner for Best Musical Director. His training includes an MA in Musical Direction from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and BA (Hons) degree in Music from The University of York alongside extensive qualifications in Singing.
In theatre, Ben’s musical direction work recently includes Beyond Belief (Derry Guildhall, BBC Northern Ireland, BroadwayOnDemand) Ordinary Days (Off-West End, Cockpit Theatre, winner of 2022 OffCom Award), The White Handkerchief (Derry Guildhall, BBC Northern Ireland, BroadwayOnDemand), Godspell (Off-West End, winner of 2022 Off-West End Award for Best Musical Director), The Music Of James Bond (National Tour, Germany).
A highly sought-after singing teacher, Ben serves on the faculty at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (where he leads the Singing Technique module on the MA Acting course). Previously he was Head of Music/Teacher of Singing for SLP College and served on the faculty at Emil Dale Academy, International College of Musical Theatre (ICMT), All In Actors and PQA Full-Time Academy.