Residence & Directing Assistant
Cymbeline (Session 1) | All’s Well that Ends Well (Session 2)
Favorite Shakespeare Play:
Much Ado About Nothing
Shakespeare Character that best describes me:
Holofernes, but with less Latin and more Greek
Favorite Shakespeare quote:
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -Touchstone, As You Like It
Favorite Play that isn’t by Shakespeare:
True West by Sam Shepard
All-time favorite ASC Moment:
Seeing A Christmas Carol with my college. Being able to sit with close friends and enjoy a brilliant, well executed story is always a wonderful time.
Ben Perry is an actor and technician based out of Virginia. His professional credits include The Winter’s Tale, Parade, Newsies, Tecumseh!, and The Will Roger’s Follies. He also works as a writer, having worked on the radio drama The Encounter (winner of the Seneca award,) and the play Bedford Boys (ACTF recognized for playwrighting and dramaturgy.) He holds a BS in Theatre Arts from Liberty University and holds certifications in unarmed and single sword combat with the Society of American Fight Directors. When not working on something theatre related, you can find him reading, playing the guitar and harmonica, learning Greek, or trying to learn any cool weird human trick he can find.