Ben Johnson has performed as a professional actor, improviser, and physical comedian in over ninety cities across the United States and in ten countries around the world. His performing credits include work for the American Conservatory Theater, Improv Playhouse of San Francisco, Cirque du Soleil, and many others.
Ben earned his master’s degree in teaching from Brown University. He has over fifteen years of experience working as an educator and trainer in a variety of contexts, including the facilitation of workshops for business professionals and professional development for schools, districts, and other educational organizations.
Ben has worked with a wide range of corporate clients, facilitating engaging workshops and portraying characters in interactive live-action training scenarios. Whether in a small setting of ten participants or a large-scale training with hundreds of employees, Ben has helped teams from some of today's most successful, innovative businesses to develop new and valuable skills and habits of mind. Throughout, he brings the principles of improvisation to bear on the key challenges facing 21st-century organizations: collaboration, innovation, and adaptation.