Benjamin Gould

Benjamin Gould

Commedia of Errors Theatre Company

Actor, director and playwright in Belfast, United Kingdom

About Benjamin

Benjamin Gould is the Artistic Director of A Commedia of Errors. Since graduating from ALRA in 2010, he has worked in various media, particularly in Commedia dell’Arte. He has performed in England, Ireland and Italy collaborating with Fraternal Compagnia in Bologna and Sometime Soon Arts in England, as well as creating and performing his own outdoor performances. He has trained and been directed by some of the best in the industry, working with Carlo Boso (AIDAS, Paris), Massimo Macchiavelli (Fraternal Compagnia, Bologna), Marco Rota (Teatro Viaggio, Bergamo), Didi Hopkins (with the National Theatre, London) and Graham Shackell (Sometime Soon Arts, Brighton). He has honed his skills in all aspects of the art during this time, including: writing, directing, performing and mask making. Many of the masks used by A Commedia of Errors have been created by Benjamin from his own designs. He runs workshops in Commedia alongside theatrical productions and regularly teaches and performs in both the UK and Italy.


Name: Benjamin Gould

Lives in: Belfast, United Kingdom

Company: Commedia of Errors Theatre Company

Occupation: Actor, Director, Playwright and Producer

Unique traits: Benjamin is an expert in Commedia dell'Arte and a very strong physical performer. He is an expereinced director, facilitator and performer and has written and produced two plays with his own company, Commedia of Errors Theatre Company. He also makes traditional leather Commedia dell'Arte masks.

Credits

  • The Tain

    The Tain (2014)
    Theater by Commedia of Errors Theatre Company Laeg / Fergus / Da / Dr

  • IM-PULSE

    IM-PULSE (2013)
    Theater by Prima Commedia Theatre Company Various

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet (2013)
    Theater by Commedia of Errors Theatre Company Balthasar / Paris

  • Sitting Up for Michael

    Sitting Up for Michael (2012)
    Theater by King's Fool Productions Joe

  • Love in the Time of y Pestis

    Love in the Time of y Pestis (2012)
    Theater by Sometime Soon Arts Arlecchino / Capitano / Zanni

  • The Grandiloquence of Doctor Balanzone

    The Grandiloquence of Doctor Balanzone (2012)
    Theater by Fraternal Compagnia Presentatore

  • Lancelot and the Dragon

    Lancelot and the Dragon (2012)
    Theater by Fraternal Compagnia Lancelot

  • Flight of the Flamingo

    Flight of the Flamingo (2012)
    Film by The Clapper Bored Tringle

  • Prima la Musica e Poi le Parole

    Prima la Musica e Poi le Parole (2011)
    Theater by Arcola Theatre Arlecchino

  • A Guy at Work Story

    A Guy at Work Story (2011)
    Theater by Old Red Lion Theatre Ray

  • The Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew (2011)
    Theater by Immersion Theatre Sly / Pedant

  • The Tiger of the Seas

    The Tiger of the Seas (2011)
    Theater by White Horse Theatre Robin Manly

  • Light Fingers

    Light Fingers (2011)
    Theater by White Horse Theatre Den

  • The Shape of Things

    The Shape of Things (2011)
    Theater by White Horse Theatre Philip

  • 3 Wee Bush

    3 Wee Bush (2011)
    Film (short) by MFS Productions Colin

  • Commedia dell'Arte Instructional Video

    Commedia dell'Arte Instructional Video (2011)
    Internet by The National Theatre Various

  • Gundog

    Gundog (2010)
    Film (short) by LCC Productions Mark

Education

  • Alra
    (2009-2010)

  • Liverpool Hope University
    (2006-2009)

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