Ben Smallen (MA, Theatre – Villanova; BFA Acting - Syracuse) has been working as a director, actor, and teacher in Philadelphia since 2002. Highlights include: Wendy & Peter (World Premiere 2014 Fringe), Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Philadelphia Premiere 2010 Fringe), Mr. Lockhardt (Take Ten Festival NYC 2017 – award: Best Director), Rocky Horror Show (Penn Players 2011), Pasek and Paul’s Edges: A Song Cycle (Philadelphia Premiere 2012 Fringe). Companies include: PTC, The Arden, Delaware Theatre Company, 1812 Productions, Act 2 Playhouse, Montgomery Theatre, University of Pennsylvania and LaSalle University. Ben is a founding member of Directors Gathering (www.directorsgathering.org).