Ben Franklin is known as "The Dashing Dervish", and is one half of the Burlesque Hall Of Fame winning duo, 2toFly (www.2toflyburlesque.com) with Joshua Dean.
He is also one of the co-creators of Burlesque Hall Of Fame Winning Boys' Night Revue (www.boysnightrevue.com) with Joshua Dean, Mr. Gorgeous and Jason Mejias, currently running monthly at New York's famed and infamous Slipper Room.
Festival performances include:
The Burlesque Hall Of Fame, New York Burlesque & Boylesque festivals, Headliner at the Vienna Boylesque, Edmonton Burlesque, & Seattle Boylesque Festivals.
Ben can be seen on stages of all sizes throughout New York City, and he co-produces Musical Mondays: Live the 3rd Monday of each month at The Slipper Room.
He is also co-creator of 2 Ring Circus (www.2ringcircus.com), a Theatrical Circus Company and for over a decade has traveled the world performing all types of aerial and ground circus with his partners, including a 10-city tour of China, headlining on Norwegian Cruise Lines and corporate productions for many high-end brands including: Coach, AMC, NBC, The American Heart Association, Broadway Cares, New York Fashion Week, Live Nation, Webster Hall & more.
Ben has had the distinct privilege to work professionally as an actor, singer, dancer, circus artist for many years. and as a co-creator of 2 Ring Circus, he has the special opportunity to combine all of his artistic pursuits and loves into one package.
Most recently, Ben has been seen as The Cat In The Hat in Seussical, Chef Louis in Disney's The Little Mermaid, Uncle Henry & The Emerald City Gatekeeper in The Wizard of Oz, a Protean in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum and Hoops in 2 Ring Circus' reimagined production of Godspell.
2toFly - 2016 Best Small Group: Burlesque Hall Of Fame Boys' Night Revue - 2018 Best Large Group: Burlesque Hall Of Fame
The Burlesque Hall Of Fame, New York Burlesque & Boylesque festivals, Headliner at the Vienna Boylesque, Edmonton Burlesque, & Seattle Boylesque Festivals