Benjamin Wardell began dancing at age ten. After completing his training at Classical Ballet Memphis School, under the tutelage of Pat Gillespie, he danced with Cincinnati Ballet for five seasons, achieving the rank of soloist. In 2006, Ben moved to San Francisco to join Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, where he was given the opportunity to explore mind-opening philosophies and physicalities of movement while travelling extensively through the United States and Europe. In addition to being a dancer, Ben is a photographer and writer. A large part of his artistic interest is to combine multiple disciplines through methods that allow each art form to augment the capabilities of the others. He joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in January 2008.Benjamin Wardell began dancing at age ten. After completing his training at Classical Ballet Memphis School, under the tutelage of Pat Gillespie, he danced with Cincinnati Ballet for five seasons, achieving the rank of soloist. In 2006, Ben moved to San Francisco to join Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, where he was given the opportunity to explore mind-opening philosophies and physicalities of movement while travelling extensively through the United States and Europe. In addition to being a dancer, Ben is a photographer and writer. A large part of his artistic interest is to combine multiple disciplines through methods that allow each art form to augment the capabilities of the others. He joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in January 2008.Benjamin Wardell began dancing at age ten. After completing his training at Classical Ballet Memphis School, under the tutelage of Pat Gillespie, he danced with Cincinnati Ballet for five seasons, achieving the rank of soloist. In 2006, Ben moved to San Francisco to join Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, where he was given the opportunity to explore mind-opening philosophies and physicalities of movement while travelling extensively through the United States and Europe. In addition to being a dancer, Ben is a photographer and writer. A large part of his artistic interest is to combine multiple disciplines through methods that allow each art form to augment the capabilities of the others. He joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in January 2008.