Ben has worked in professional theatre for over 20 years. He completed his formal training in 2003 at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, achieving a BA (hons) in Stage Management and Technical Theatre. During his time at the college he specialised in lighting, sound and set construction.

Ben now works as the Chief Electrician at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Here he runs the day to day work of the technical department including managing over 30 staff, overseeing all technical aspects of the shows that come to the Centre including being involved with the Centre’s own productions.

He has production managed UK tours, works on several festivals around the UK and is head of lighting for the Hay festival.