Ben is a talented and respected theatre director and creator, and co-founder of Nightsong. He creates bold theatre that is hallmarked by striking visuals and a sense of thrill – coupled with dramatic integrity. He has directed all of Nightsong’s productions since 1999. Past productions include: 360 – A THEATRE OF RECOLLECTIONS, HEAD, THE YOUNG BARON, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and the national tour of BLOSSOM.
Ben also works extensively as a freelance director and creator. He’s worked with Auckland Theatre Company, Silo Theatre, Red Leap, Dust Palace and The Edge (now Auckland Live) amongst others. He is often engaged on the development of new works. Recent productions include NUI SILA, THE MAN WHOSE MOTHER WAS A PIRATE, FAMOUS FLORA and 360 – A THEATRE OF RECOLLECTIONS