Ben Grant is a performer, writer, sound designer, composer and dramaturge. Ben is currently an actor/author in Quebecois company Ex Machina’s Playing Cards: Hearts directed by Robert Lepage. Ben has performed in many independent productions, most recently ‘The Eradication Of Schizophrenia’ In Western Lapland by British company Ridiculusmus, as well as for Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare Company, La Mama and Radio National.
Ben has also created sound designs and music for Malthouse, Belvoir Street Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare Company, Radio National, Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Victorian Arts Centre, Red Stitch Actors Theatre, and La Mama, among others.
In 2012 Ben won a Green Room Award (Best Male Performance in Melbourne Independent Theatre) for performing Alfie in Angus Cerini’s Save For Crying at La Mama, and was also nominated for Best Sound Design for M.T.C’s A Behanding in Spokane. Ben’s solo show The Shrink and Swell of Knots was most recently part of the 2014 Brisbane Festival.