Ben Sell

Actor, Singer, Dancer.

Biography


Gabriel Mokake  2015 ©

Ben was born and raised in East London and has performed from a very young age. When he was 10 years old he started attending The Wenn Stage School in Seven Kings under the watchful eye of its founder Dawn Wenn. Whilst there he took lessons in Singing, Acting, Musical Theatre, Jazz Dance, Ballet & Tap.
Through The Wenn Stage School and its partner company The Krackers' Kids Theatrical Agency, Ben had many chances to work on the stage in both amateur and professional quantities. He appeared in professional productions of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (The Palladium Theatre, 2002/3), Coppelia (Kenneth More Theatre, 2004), Whistle Down The Wind (National Tour, 2002), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (National Tour, 2004), various short films, and several other productions including Rags, Honk, Zombie Prom, Oliver and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Ben as Dracula in Universal Studios' Monsters Live Rock & Roll Show ©

Upon completing his A-Levels Ben gained a full scholarship to train at the Guildford School of Acting. Whilst training Ben appeared in Grand Hotel (Erik Litnaur), Sweet Charity (Ensemble), Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be (Red Hot & Dance Captain), The Drowsy Chaperone (Dance Captain & U/S George), And The World Goes Round (Soloist & Dance Captain), & Footloose (Dance Captain).
Ben gained a first class degree from GSA and also won the Musical Theatre Prize for his cohort. Upon graduating Ben moved to Osaka, Japan to play the role of Dracula in 'Universal's Monsters Live Rock & Roll Show'.
Later that year Ben played Tank and covered David Ribi's character of Zanna in 'Zanna, Dont!' After which he played the role of Rocky in 'Damn Yankees' both at The Landor Theatre
In 2015 Ben appeared as a Lead Vocalist for Clearstar Entertainment's  "Now Pop 2015!". Before travelling to the Caribbean to join The Carnival Sunshine as a Singer, Dancer and Vocal Captain in their Playlist Productions
In August 2016 Ben made his West End Debut when he joined the cast of 'Kinky Boots' at The Adelphi Theatre London as one of Lola's Angels (1st Cover Referee Angel). 
As well as the theatre work that Ben has done, he can be seen frequently singing in Cabarets around London as well as backing singing for many West End and Broadway performers, most recently singing alongside Anton Stephans and Ian Carlyle at The Hideaway Jazz Club in Streatham.