Atelier Guest Artists
Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, teacher and co-artistic director of the acclaimed Fiasco Theater. Ben has been seen on Broadway in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Cyrano de Bergerac, and as James Monroe in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. His Off-Broadway acting and directing work includes his Lucille Lortel nominated performance as the Baker in Fiasco Theater’s acclaimed production of Into the Woods (Lortel Award for Best Revival), Fiasco’s Cymbeline at Theatre for a New Audience and the Barrow Street Theatre (Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Revival), and Fiasco’s Measure for Measure at the New Victory (NY Times Top Ten of 2014). He recently made his London acting and directing debut with Fiasco’s Into the Woods at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Selected regional theater work includes shows with McCarter Theatre, the Old Globe, Westport Country Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Long Wharf Theatre, the Folger Theatre and Trinity Rep. Ben’s television and film acting work includes HBO’s Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, The Good Wife, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Ben co-authored an essay for the recent book Living With Shakespeare (Random House), wrote the book for the new musical Diamond Alice, and is an adjunct professor and artist-in-residence at NYU’s Gallatin School. Ben has narrated several seasons of Young People’s Concerts with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He is a graduate of Brown University and the Brown/Trinity MFA Program.