Biography

Ben was born in Townsville, Austrailia. He has lived in the cove area for forty years. He spent 3 years in the drama program at Windsor High School, and then 2 years at Sutherland High School. After graduating in 93-94 Ben took 1 1/2 years off from theater. He then got involved in the pantomime in 95-96 and has been in every pantomime since. When not on stage he can be seen collecting shopping carts, bagging groceries at Safeway. Theater is his stress relief from work. Theater is most important thing in his life.

Santa in Space by Paul Reakes

Directed by Robert Bockman-Cobban

Choreographed by Ariyanna Pascuzzi

Set Designer: Laura Wallace

Vocal Coach: Damon Bradley Jang

Voice Captain: Ashley Pistilli

Dance Captain: Alice Battista

Stage Managers: Stephanie Barclay, Robert Bockman-Cobban

Lighting Designer: Bill Howorth

Lighting Programmer: Bill Howorth

Sound Designer: Robert Bockman-Cobban

Sound Operators:  Cooper Ross, Erin Conrad

Costume Designer/Seamstress: Gina Pistilli

Makeup Designer: Robert Bockman-Cobban

Cast (in order of appearance):

Vileun the Vile:  Stephanie Florian

Astra the Astrologer: Christen Hopkinson

Null: Gemma Innes

Void: Sawyer Reichelt

Tommy Tucker:  Cash McInnes

Dame Dangle: Danni-Rose Bergeron

Alexa the Robot: Raven Douglas

Professor Atnas/Santa Clause: Reuben Rodgers

Captain Dick Daring:  Ashley Pistilli

Crystal: Alice Battista

The Dancing Doll:  Gemma Innes

The leader of the Varborites/Monster of the Varborites: Ben Maifredi

Prince Paragon of Varbos:  Emma Bigland

Villagers and Varborites

Presley McInnes

Jessamy Tippie

Alina Bockman-Cobban

Danika Svetelj

Izzy Leonard

Emma Bigland

Meg Birrell