Ben Franklin (and yes, that is his real name) is a New York based variety entertainer who runs the gamut of skills and performances. Working as a professional circus artist, singer, actor, dancer, instrumentalist and teacher, Ben offers a wide range of talents for a variety of performance styles. Co-creator of 2 Ring Circus, a theatrical circus production and performance company, he combines unique theatricality with circus performance with his own particular flair. Performances range from Hula Hooping to aerial work both in Solo and Duo formats on Trapeze, Rope, Lyra, Spanish Web, Hammock & Fabric, Song & Dance and Duo Acrobatics. He is available for performance in traditonal theatrical settings, Burlesque and Ambient Atmosphere.