Ben Wright

Ben is the Artistic Co-Director of Candoco Dance Company, associate choreographer for Skånes Dansteater/Sweden and the Artistic Director of bgroup. Recent works for bgroup include Just As We AreThe lessening of difference, and About Around and for Skånes Dansteater: The Feeling of GoingTo see the world while the light lasts and Spectrum.As a choreographer he also works in Opera and Theatre , recent credits include Candylion (National Theatre Wales), La Boheme (Washington National Opera)The Perfect American (English National Opera), Le nozze di Figaro (Glyndbourne Festival), Don Giovanni (The Metropolitan Opera), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Privates on Parade (Michael Grandage Company). He made his opera directorial debut in 2012 with The Walk from the Garden (Salisbury Festival). As a performer he created the role of The Prince in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake and The Golden Monkey for The National Theatre’s His Dark Materials. He also performed with LCDT, Ricochet and Stan won’t Dance amongst others. Ben was also a 2015 Clore Fellow. For more information go to Facebook bgroupdance