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Ben L.
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Acting for Theatre & Musical Theatre
40 year professional actor credits include 19 years as “Pumbaa” in Disneys The Lion King on Broadway and National Tour, Max Bialystock in The Producers, Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof and Policy Pinkle in Red, Hot & Blue at Goodspeed Opera House and Paper Mill Playhouse among many others. Film and TV credits include Fine Me Guilty with Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage, The Giraffe with David Straithairn, The Sopranos, 100 Centre Street, Law and Order and Law and Order SVU. Master Teaching Artist for Disney Theatrical, Roundabout Theatre Company and Walnut Street Theatre. Studied BFA acting at California Institute of the Arts
About Ben L.

Acting for Theatre and Musical Theatre with a Veteran Broadway Actor. professional for 40 years credits include 19 years as “Pumbaa” in Disneys The Lion King both on Broadway and National Tour. Max Bialystok in The Producers. Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof, Policy Pinkle in Red Hot and Blue at Goodspeed Opera House and Paper Mill Playhouse as well as many other regional credits. TV and Film credits include Find Me Guilty with Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage, The Giraffe with David Straithairn, The Sopranos, 100 Centre Street, Law and Order and Law and Order:SVU. BFA Acting California Institute of the Arts. Learn to create bold strong choices in text for plays and musical theatre. Deepen your emotional connection to text and performance. Students will be guided through coaching of monologues and analyzing song as text with combined acting exercise. Audition coaching also available.

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Ben L.
Teaches Online
Acting for Theatre & Musical Theatre
40 year professional actor credits include 19 years as “Pumbaa” in Disneys The Lion King on Broadway and National Tour, Max Bialystock in The Producers, Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof and Policy Pinkle in Red, Hot & Blue at Goodspeed Opera House and Paper Mill Playhouse among many others. Film and TV credits include Fine Me Guilty with Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage, The Giraffe with David Straithairn, The Sopranos, 100 Centre Street, Law and Order and Law and Order SVU. Master Teaching Artist for Disney Theatrical, Roundabout Theatre Company and Walnut Street Theatre. Studied BFA acting at California Institute of the Arts
About Ben L.

Acting for Theatre and Musical Theatre with a Veteran Broadway Actor. professional for 40 years credits include 19 years as “Pumbaa” in Disneys The Lion King both on Broadway and National Tour. Max Bialystok in The Producers. Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof, Policy Pinkle in Red Hot and Blue at Goodspeed Opera House and Paper Mill Playhouse as well as many other regional credits. TV and Film credits include Find Me Guilty with Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage, The Giraffe with David Straithairn, The Sopranos, 100 Centre Street, Law and Order and Law and Order:SVU. BFA Acting California Institute of the Arts. Learn to create bold strong choices in text for plays and musical theatre. Deepen your emotional connection to text and performance. Students will be guided through coaching of monologues and analyzing song as text with combined acting exercise. Audition coaching also available.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since {{year}}

Teaching since 1986

Education

BFA Acting

Teaches ages {{minAge}}+

Teaches ages 12+

Speaks {{languages}}

Has background check

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Acting Teacher
Jan 1995 - May 2021
Walnut Street Theatre
Taught several levels of acting class/scene study at Walnut Street Theatre Education Department over twenty five year period
Master Teaching Artist
Jan 2001 - Jan 2003
Roundabout Theatre Company
Teaching Artist for Roundabout Theatre Conpany education outreach to NYC Public High Schools.
Mask Characterization Instructor
Sep 1984 - May 1985
University of the Arts
Introduced and taught Mask Characterization Class with school of Theatre Dean, Walter Dallas, to first and second year BFA acting students.
BFA Acting
Sep 1982 - May 1984
California Institute of the Arts
Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Apr 1993
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.
Actors' Equity Association
Feb 1992
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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Instructor details
Musical Theater
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$94
45 minutes
$125
60 minutes
$188
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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