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~Kirsten


brooklyn, NY 11225

Bio/Press

 

Kirsten Benjamin is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan (Bachelor of Fine Arts). She has studied internationally with the British American Dramatic Academy and the University of Detroit's Greek Classics program. She has worked professionally in Washington DC (Folger Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre) and NYC. She is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

 

"plays a lot of the icy / fierce characters with unwavering deadpan and spot on timing."

  • off off broadways review
  • Follow the Leader

 

"an inspired and inspiring collaborator, full of bold choices and excitingly fresh perspectives. She is as comfortable acting dense classical text as she is devising utterly original physical work. It is always a pleasure to play with someone of her genuine presence and true professionalism."

  • Greg Taubman
  • Associate Artistic Director
  • Outside the Wire
 

"has a dynamic energy with young people, she can connect to any age group in a way that is genuine, meaningful, and educational, without any condescension or over acting. This is a rare combination to find."

  • Rachel Sullivan
  • Program Director
  • Urban Stages

“an incredibly adaptive performer that has a confidence on stage that makes her irresistible to watch.”

  • Glenn De Klur
  • Managing Director
  • Panicked Productions