Ben Franklin

Photo by Marc Safran

Ben (he/him) is a professional actor, singer, dancer, musician and circus variety artist. He is a co-creator of New York based theatrical circus company 2 Ring Circus, where he serves as co-managing director. With 2 Ring Circus, Ben has been a part in creating 4 original shows (one of which toured mainland China), as well as breathing new life into classic plays and musicals utilizing circus arts to enhance the story.

He is also one part of award winning burlesque duo 2toFly, as well as a founding member of Boys Night Revue (now celebrating 10 years of shows).

Ben has traveled the world performing or producing all manner of entertainments.  Some favorite credits include: The Cat In The Hat (Seussical), Uncle Henry/Emerald City Gatekeeper (The Wizard of Oz), Hoops (Godspell), Rum Tum Tugger (Cats), Lumiere (Disney’s Beauty & the Beast), & Chef Louis (The Little Mermaid).

What he offers at Aerial Arts NYC: Hula Hooping