Ben Hartley is a director, choreographer, filmmaker, educator, & former Broadway professional who lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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July 2012

May 2008


2011 - 2019

July 2015

April 2010

December 2010

April 2009

July 2004

July 1996


June 2013

March 2013

December 2012

June 2009


The Broadway Experience "Work In Progress" Presentations.

Director (d) Choreographer (c) Producer (p) 

2019 Beauty & the Beast (d) West Side Story (c)

2018 9 to 5 (d) Sweet Charity (c)

2017 Aladdin (p), Cats (d & c), 42nd Street (d & c), In The Heights (p), & Wicked (p) 

2016 Mary Poppins (d & c), Matilda (d & c), Once On This Island (p), An American In Paris (d & c), Legally Blonde (p), & Hamilton (p)

2015 A Chorus Line (d & c) & Oliver (p)

2014 Crazy For You (d & c) & The Little Mermaid (p) 

2013 Chicago (d & c) & Seussical (p)

2012 Fame (d & c) & Thoroughly Modern Millie (p)

2011 Annie (d & c) & Sweet Charity (p) 

Masterclasses & Guest Teaching

Lydia Lurchi Danza & Musical, Rome, Italy / Il Ritmo Della Danza, Rome, Italy / Accademia Internazionale del Musical, Rome, Italy / Dance of Hearts, Osaka, Japan / Maria Musical Academy, Kagoshima, Japan / Minokami & Takahashi Ballet School, Fukuoka, Japan / TY JD Dance Studio, Osaka, Japan / Smile Studio, Japan / Yoshmura Studio, Yamaguchi, Japan / Kurumi Studio, Japan / Kintetsu Cultural Center, Osaka, Japan / Kobayashi Ballet School, Tokyo, Japan / Joy Kids Studio, Tokyo, Japan / Shobi College of Music, Tokyo, Japan / Wing School, Tokyo, Japan / LaGuardia HS of Art, Music, & the Performing Arts / Wagner College NYC / Guyer High School, TX / SSDI, NY / FSSA, NYC / Cresskill Performing Arts, NJ / BPAC, NY / Broadway classroom, NYC / Broadway Artists Alliance, NYC / R.A.F.A summer program, TX / Dancefest masterclass series, CT / Steps on Broadway, NYC / Ballet Etudes, CT / Broadway Dance Center, NYC / PeriDance, NYC / New Adventures, London, UK / Adventures In Motion Pictures, London, UK / KS Dance, Warrington, UK


'Free' short film

Idyllwild FF

Best Short Film WINNER

Best Director NOMINATED


Best Actress NOMINATED

Best Supporting Actor WINNER

Best CinematographyNOMINATED

Best Editing NOMINATED

Excellence in Producing WINNER

Excellence in Film Scoring WINNER

42nd Street @ LaGuardia Arts

Shubert Award WINNER

Early Mourning short film

Soho FF
Audience award short film WINNER
Hollywood FF
Jury prize for best short film NOMINATED
Jury prize for exceptional emerging artist acting - Bahiyah Hibah WINNER
Borrego Springs FF
Jury prize for best short film WINNER
Idyllwild FF

Best Short Film NOMINATED

Best Director NOMINATED

Best Screenplay NOMINATED

Best Cinematography NOMINATED

Best Original Score NOMINATED

Best Editing NOMINATED

Excellence in Producing WINNER

Excellence in Film Scoring WINNER