WHO I AM
  • Benjamin Fitton
  • January 6, 1995
  • Bristol , VA
  • ben@benfitton.com
  • 276-591-6351

  I am currently rehearsing for my latest roles as young Ebenezer Scrooge / Harry in Scrooge the Musical at Theatre Bristol, in downtown Bristol TN.

I have played a variety of roles. Some of my recent performances are; Pygmalion (Henry Higgins), Romeo and Juliet (Romeo), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Judah), Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost(Dumain), and Les Miserables (Enjolras).

I studied acting at UVa Wise Summer Intensive and Virginia Highlands Community College before taking roles in local theatre groups to pursue my career. I am an accomplished singer who plays guitar.

I am presently directing 'The Big Ten' an original feature length film that I wrote myself. I have also directed many stage productions and short films.   

EXPERIENCE

Short Films


PRODUCTION:Frankenstein.
CHARACTER: Igor.
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Hilgendorf.

PRODUCTION: To Be Or Not To Be.
CHARACTER: Hamlet.
DIRECTOR: Crystal Hurd.

Theatre


PRODUCTION:Guys and Dolls.
CHARACTER: Nicely-Nicely.
DIRECTOR: Glenda Martin.

PRODUCTION: Aesop’s Fables.
CHARACTER: The Wolf.
DIRECTOR: Dr. Bill Phelps.

PRODUCTION: Promageddon.
CHARACTER: Theo.
DIRECTOR: Susan Davenport.

PRODUCTION: High School Musical.
CHARACTER: Ryan.
DIRECTOR: Glenda Martin.

PRODUCTION: Prom Tryouts.
CHARACTER: Mitchell.
DIRECTOR: Will Walling.

PRODUCTION: Love’s Labour’s Lost.
CHARACTER: Dumain.
DIRECTOR: Dr. Michael Hunt.

PRODUCTION: The Rockheimer’s.
CHARACTER: Uncle Joe.
DIRECTOR: Peggy Russell.

PRODUCTION: The Serpent’s Curse.
CHARACTER: Richard.
DIRECTOR: Will Walling.

PRODUCTION: Urinetown.
CHARACTER: Mr. McQueen.
DIRECTOR: Martin Robinette.

PRODUCTION: Romeo and Juliet.
CHARACTER: Romeo.
DIRECTOR: Daniel Potts.

PRODUCTION: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
CHARACTER: Judah.
DIRECTOR: Glenn Patterson.

PRODUCTION: Pygmalion.
CHARACTER: Henry Higgins.
DIRECTOR: Ashton Bishop.

PRODUCTION: Scrooge (2014 & 2015 prod.).
CHARACTER: Young Ebenezer & Harry (Nephew).
DIRECTOR: Glenn Patterson.

PRODUCTION: Charlotte’s Web.
CHARACTER: Wilbur.
DIRECTOR: Dottie Havlik.

PRODUCTION: Les Miserables.
CHARACTER: Enjolras.
DIRECTOR: Glenn Patterson.

Training & Experience


PROGRAMS: Intensive Shakespearean Acting.
MENTOR: Dr. Michael McNulty.

PROGRAMS: Play and Scene Study.
MENTOR: Dr. Michael Burns.

PROGRAMS: 4+ years of choral singing.
MENTOR: Richard Davis.

Two years as President of the Theatre Bristol Youth Service Board

Awards


AWARD: Best Actor Award.
COMPETITION: All-State One Act.
AWARDED BY: Kristen Palmer.

Special Skills


VOCAL CHARACTERIZATION: experience with several accents and dialects, including American (Standard and Southern), English (standard and Cockney), New Jersey dialect, and many others.

MUSIC: Guitar, singing, performance and recording experience, experience as a lyricist with several composers.

ATHLETICS: bowling, swimming, juggling, cycling.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Marketing Manager of Antanet Web Design.

CONTACT ME
Email: ben@benfitton.com

Phone: 276-591-6351