Benjamin Gorodetsky

Sessional Lecturer

Creative Studies, Theatre
Other Titles: THTR 103/FILM 103 Acting for Stage and Screen; THTR 212 Creativity as Source and Resource
Office: CCS 167
Email: benjamin.gorodetsky@ubc.ca


Courses & Teaching

Theatre

Biography

Ben Gorodetsky is an theatre maker, writer, producer, and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. Ben is co-creator of the critically-acclaimed, political comedy duo Folk Lordz (VICE). Some of the places Ben has taught and performed improvisation include Vienna, Ljubljana, Reunion Island, Atlanta, Detroit, Austin, Philadelphia, LA, NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. He is the former Associate Artistic Director of Edmonton’s Rapid Fire Theatre. His multimedia, physical theatre performances have been presented at Movement Research at Judson Church, The Tank NYC, Living Things Festival, Expanse Festival, The Brian Webb Dance Company, Mile Zero Dance, The Gas Station Arts Centre, and SpringWorks. Ben is the winner of the 2016 Emerging Artist Award at the Mayor’s Celebration for the Arts (Edmonton, AB) and a nominee for a Canadian Comedy Award in Improv. Ben holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Alberta and an MFA in Performance and Interactive Media Arts from CUNY-Brooklyn College.

Websites

bengorodetsky.com

 

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