Ben is a choreographer, performer and the Artistic Director of Lost Dog. He trained at Guildford School of Acting, the London Contemporary Dance School and has a first class degree in English Literature from Newcastle University. His work is an attempt to reconcile those three subjects.
For Lost Dog, Ben has created 10 shows including the critically acclaimed Juliet and Romeo in 2018 and Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) in 2015. Both shows have toured extensively in the UK and in Europe. In 2011 Lost Dog won the Place Prize for Dance sponsored by Bloomberg with their duet It Needs Horses. As a freelance choreographer Ben created the Olivier award nominated Goat for Rambert Dance company as well as works for Scottish Dance Theatre (The Life and Times of Girl A), Dance Umbrella (The Difference Engine), Phoenix Dance Theatre (Pave up Paradise), and the contemporary circus company Barely Methodical Troupe (Kin).
As a performer he has worked with Punchdrunk (Faust), the Gate Theatre (I am Falling), The National Theatre of Scotland (Dolls), and toured as a guest artist with the Hofesh Shechter company (Political Mother). Ben is a Work Place artist.