Former principal dancer with West Australian Ballet. Ben’s formal ballet training was at The Australian Ballet School from 1998 to 2000 where he graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Dance. His first professional contract was in Smuin Ballet S/F in San Francisco from 2000-2003 with a company that incorporated theatrical elements into the classical structure of the repertoire. Following this Ben joined Semperoper Dresden in Germany from 2003-2006 where he had the opportunity to work with great choreographers such as Willam Forsythe in Steptext.
Ben then returned to Australia and joined West Australian Ballet from 2006-2012. He was promoted to Principal and his repertoire with the company includes Basilio in Don Quixote, Albrecht in Giselle, and Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew along with other traditional and modern ballets