Ben Kidd

Born 1980 in Leeds. Studied English and Philosophy at Nottingham University, Professional Acting at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Directing at National Theatre Studio. Co-artistic director and co-founder of the Irish theatre group Dead Centre. Author and director in various Dead Centre productions such as »LIPPY« (Dublin Fringe Festival, 2013), »Chekhov’s First Play« based on Anton Chekhov (Dublin Theatre Festival, 2015) and »Hamnet« based on William Shakespeare, Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel, a co-production of Dead Centre and Abbey Theatre (Schaubühne, 2017). Other productions as a director include »Spring Awakening« by Frank Wedekind in a new adaptation by Anya Reiss (Headlong Theatre in London, 2014) and »In the Night Time« by Nina Segal (Gate Theatre in London, 2016).


Shakespeare's Last Play by Dead Centre, Direction: Ben Kidd und Bush Moukarzel (2018)