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Benjamin trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, whilst directing productions for the London fringe and cabaret circuit. Having directed productions in Germany and France, as well as nine consecutive years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Ben moved to Auckland to continue his career.
Ben has become known for his adaptations of classics, including Titus and Earnest for Fractious Tash and a musical version of Edith Nesbitt's classic Five Children and It which received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival. His dark, original thriller Not Psycho was performed by Fractious Tash at Q Theatre in August 2015.
Ben’s directing credits are many including The Tempest (AUSA), This Is Our Youth (Basement Theatre), The Effect, Not Psycho, Earnest, and Titus (Fractious Tash), Camino Real, Punk Rock, The Turn Of The Screw, Red Speedo (ATC), Twelfth Night (Fortune Theatre), and Valerie (Last Tapes Theatre Company).