About

Ben Watts is a New York based actor.  Born and raised in Illinois, he attended college and worked professionally in St. Louis before relocating to New York.  Ben studied at the Pierre Laclede Honors College at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and graduated with a B.A. in Theatre and Dance.

Ben has worked regionally with companies such as Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, St. Louis Shakespeare, HotCity Theatre, and Stray Dog Theatre.

Ben is also an experienced cabaret singer.  He has attended various workshops, including the St. Louis Cabaret Conference, where he studied with Marilyn Maye, Faith Prince, and Christine Ebersole.  Since premiering his solo cabaret, "Wonderful Enough...," in May 2015, Ben has gone on to perform at a number of venues and events, including opening for Jason Robert Brown at the Sheldon Concert Hall, the Gateway Men's Chorus, and the Gaslight Cabaret Festival.