BENJAMIN BROWN

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Benjamin played Joe B. Mauldin in the well-received Casa Mañana production of Buddy in Fort Worth, Texas, in September 2019, and would love to be considered for other productions. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, Benjamin is 27, and suitable for Joe B. Mauldin and the 4th Cricket track. He is proficient on upright and electric bass, guitar, and piano.

Benjamin is not an Equity member but not opposed to joining if a contract comes his way!
Photos courtesy of Curtis Brown and Chip Tompkins

Resume: Benjamin Taylor Brown
Actor - Music Director - Conductor - Vocal Coach - Multi Instrumentalist
Email: benjamin.taylor.brown@gmail.com
Tel: 713-829-0268

Acting Experience
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story / Joe B. Mauldin / Casa Mañana
Ghost Quartet / Man 2 / IMPRINT Theatreworks
RENT / Mark / Denton Community Theatre
Spring Awakening / Ernst Music / Theatre of Denton
Man of No Importance / Peter/Ensemble / Brick Road Theatre
Into The Woods / Steward / Music Theatre of Denton
Jekyll & Hyde / Ensemble / ONSTAGE! In Bedford
Les Contes d’Hoffman / Ensemble/Featured Dancer / UNT Opera

Music Direction
Next to Normal / Music Theatre of Denton / co-dir. Sienna Riehle
Children of Eden / Trietsch UMC / dir. Bill Sizemore
Man of La Mancha / Theatre Frisco / Neale Whitmore
Memphis / Music Theatre of Denton / Theresa Ferrell
Bonnie and Clyde / Denton Community Theatre / Daniel Bryant
Forever Plaid / Firehouse Theatre / Larry Borero
Gypsy (Asst. Conductor) / Firehouse Theatre / Derek Whitener
All Shook Up / Coppell High School / Karen Ruth
Will Rogers Follies (Conductor) / Greater Lewisville Community Theatre / Eddie Floresca
Shrek Jr. / Theatre Arlington Kids / Cindy Honeycutt
School of Rock / Theatre Arlington Kids / Cindy Honeycutt
Grease / Argyle High School / Melissa Toomer
Aladdin Jr. / DCT Theatre School / Daniel Bryant
In The Heights (Assistant MD) / Music Theatre of Denton / John Norine Jr. (MD)
Little Shop / Argyle High School / Melissa Toomer

Pit Experience
The Who’s Tommy / The Music Man / Annie / Oliver! / The Addams Family / Seussical / Urinetown / Big Fish / Grease / Little Shop of Horrors / Forever Plaid / Shrek / In The Heights / Sister Act / The Wiz / Bring it On / The Fantasticks / Saturday Night Fever / Meet Me In St. Louis / Jesus Christ Superstar / Will Rogers Follies / Godspell / Rocky Horror / Memphis
Education
University of North Texas - B.M. in Music Theory (concentration: Classical Voice)
Additional Skills/Experience
Multi-instrumentalist – Electric and upright bass, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, piano, synthesizer, low brass, percussion
Composition, Arranging, and Orchestrations
Varied Vocal Experience - classical, choral, contemporary, country, opera, pop, jazz, musical theatre
Live Sound / Digital Audio and keyboard programming

Benjamin performing with Andy Christopher and Joe Cosmo Cogen in the Casa Mañana production of Buddy (2019):