Ben Gorodetsky is a theatre artist, writer, producer, dancer, and educator originally from Edmonton, Canada. Ben is co-creator of the award-winning, internationally-touring, cultural comedy and production duo Folk Lordz (with Todd Houseman). As a host, curator, and producer Ben created and ran the experimental variety show Dirt Buffet Cabaret (Mile Zero Dance). His multimedia, physical theatre performances have been presented at NextFest, Expanse Festival, SpringWorks, and Fringe festivals across Canada. Teaching and performing improvisation has taken Ben from Toronto to Austin, Yellowknife to Vienna, Ljubljana to Reunion (near Madagascar!), and beyond. The Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton named Ben the Emerging Artist of the Year at the 2016 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts. Ben is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting conservatory.