Ben Hodge has been acting and directing for 20 years in a variety of formats. He has directed several productions in York, PA and had his play REACH performed in NYC at an Off-Broadway venue in 2009. Ben studied English and Acting at Messiah College and received his Masters in Education from Penn State University. He recently trained in Los Angeles with Anthony Meindl. Ben has been the only acting teacher at local Central York High School for the past 15 years where he has developed an innovative and fresh curriculum for young actors aged 13-24. This curriculum and workshop format is now available to the greater York area with hopes of training and leading new actors to the realization that acting is a more than just a hobby or pastime: it is an honorable profession and a way of life. His connections with New York City, LA are now available to all.