Live Performance Coach : Benjamin Callan

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OVER 30 YEARS, BENJAMIN HAS PERFORMED LIVE ON STAGE IN THOUSANDS OF PERFORMANCES...

Ben's highlight performances include lead roles in RENT,  ROCKY HORROR  SHOW, A CHORUS LINE,  GUYS & DOLLS, CLOSER THAN EVER, INTO THE WOODS, ASSASSINS, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, &  PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.  Ben won 7th place in the southern region and  appeared on ABC's reality TV show, KARAOKE BATTLE USA, featuring judges Carnie Wilson, Rolling Stone Magazine,  and Joey Fatone.

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BENJAMIN HAS PERFORMED/STUDIED WITH CAROL BURNETT, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, HARRY CONNICK JR., & IAN WALLACE...

Ben has performed  for and received accolades from stars such as Lou Diamond Phillips, Gene Hackman, Janine Turner, James Taylor, Michael Douglas, Michael Keaton,  Harrison Ford, Kalista Flockhart, Bill Murray, Kevin Costner,  Josh Brolin, Tim Curry, Neil Patrick Harris, Richard O'Brian, Stephen Sondheim, & Maltby & Shire.


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ORIGINALLY FROM AUSTIN, TX, BEN'S FAMILY ROOTS ARE IN HIGHLAND PARK, DALLAS. HE GRADUATED FROM BERKNER HS IN RICHARDSON, WHERE HE WAS VOTED MOST TALENTED AND WON THIRD PLACE IN THE NATIONAL UIL SONG WRITING COMPETITION...

Ben served 3 years in the USARMY 3rd Infantry Division in Germany, where he won multiple military talent competitions throughout Europe.  His first original band, VooduZyn, has 2 albums and played Deep Ellum in the 90's.  He graduated with degrees in Acting, Voice, and Music Composition and Recording at The College of Santa Fe and Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He specialized in Technical and Musical Theatre, and in Music Composition Technology and Production.