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Ben Sterling

Member Actor's Equity

Height: 6’ 3”      Weight: 206 lbs.               Eyes: Green     Hair: Brown        

 

NY THEATER

Butler

(Off-Broadway)

Lieutenant Kelly dir. Joseph Discher 59E59 - New Jersey Repertory Company
The Royal Family Tony Cavendish dir. Bonnie Monte Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey

Butler

(World Premiere)

Lieutenant Kelly dir. Joseph Discher New Jersey Repertory Company
As You Like It Charles, William, Hymen dir. Bonnie Monte Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey
Measure for Measure Elbow, Barnardine dir. Bonnie Monte Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey
Don Pedro De Cebolla Don George dir. Rachael Harrington Interart Annex Theatre
Macbeth Macduff dir. Michael S. Allen Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey Live! Touring
To Kill a Mockingbird Court Reporter dir. Joe Discher Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Bottom dir. Brian B. Crowe Shakespeare Theater of N. J. Live! Touring Company
Julius Caesar Caesar dir. Alex Lippard Shakespeare Theater of N. J. Live! Touring Company
The Seagull Shamraev dir. Osheen Jones

Columbia University

The Rover Wilmore dir. Doug West Shakespeare Theater of N. J. NSE Touring Company
As You Like It Oliver dir. Abbie Issac Shakespeare Theater of N. J. NSE Touring Company

Macbeth

Banquo, Siward

dir. Bridget Durkin

Extant Arts Company

Tempest

Prospero

dir. Pitr Strait

Extant Arts Company

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bottom

dir. Greg Taubman

Extant Arts Company

Three Sisters

Vladimir Karlovich Rode

dir. Nancy Gabor

Extant Arts Company

 

REGIONAL THEATER

Red Noses

Rochefort

dir. Mike D’Alonzo

Austin, TX – Vortex Theatre

As you like it

Orlando

dir. Johanna McKeon

Austin, TX - Oscar Brockett Theatre

Hamlet

Hamlet

dir. Sara Smiley

Austin, TX - The Tower

Death and the Maiden

Gerardo

dir. Sara Smiley

Austin, TX – Hideout theatre

The Lion in Winter

King Henry

dir. Sara Smiley

Austin, TX – Lab Theatre

Taming of the Shrew

Petrucio

dir. Sara Smiley

Austin, TX - Oscar Brockett Theatre

Baltimore Waltz

The Third Man

dir. Johanna Mckeon

Austin, TX – Oscar Brockett Theatre

 

IMPROV

Start Trekkin NY

Director, Performer

NYC –The Tank, The Sage

The Hypotheticals

Performer

NYC – The Pit, The Tank

American Standard

Performer, Improv Instructor

NYC –The Sage Theatre, The Tank

Well Hung Jury

Performer

Austin –The Hideout, John Henry Falk Living Theatre, Texas State Capital, etc.

 

EDUCATION

- BA in Theater & Dance from the University of Texas
at Austin with a concentration on Acting

 

TRAINING

Viewpoints: SITI

Voice and Shakespearean Scene: Barney Hammond

Coaching: Glenn Alterman

 

SKILLS

Dialects (standard British, Southern, Scottish, Irish), Cause eyes to vibrate at high speeds, Improv instructor in Shakespearean Improvisation, Long-form, and Contact Improv

 

STAGE COMBAT

Hand to Hand Fight Choreographer and Instructor, Trained in single sword, Improvised combat, Comedic Pro-Wrestling.

 

ACCOLADES

Austin Critic's Table award Best Actor in a Comedy 2002 Orlando in Shakespeares' As You Like It

Nomination for B. Iden Payne Award 2000 Best Actor - the third man in Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz

 

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