Performance as the Reverend Raymond Nader // Comic Improvised Sermon // Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival // Thursday, May 30, 2013 @ 7pm

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On Thursday evening, May 30, 2014, at 7pm, I will be performing a comic improvised sermon as the Reverend Raymond Nader for the Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival at Theatre 54 in New York City. I performed in the inaugural festival last year and I was invited to return this year for another rocking Pentecostal-style sermon. The … Read More

Behind the Scenes Video // “Vision in the Moonlight”

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For Layla Ji’s Columbia student film Vision in the Moonlight, I play Visa Officer #2, the main visa officer who faces off against the short’s main characters, two Chinese family members looking to gain access to the United States. In this behind the scenes video, I talk about the layers of the role and how I landed the gig. For more … Read More

Parody Song // “Neckbeards and Land Whales”

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So, my friend vlogger Aimée Davison was telling me she was having trouble laying down vocals for a parody song she was creating for her YouTube channel called LOLpervs.  The song was about two popular internet concepts — “neckbeards” and “land whales” — which respectively refer to beard growth on a neck and obese people. I can’t speak for having … Read More

“The Infinite Need” Grabs 17 iNeed Awards, with Ben Hauck Winning 10!

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The 2012 iNeed Awards were announced today, and my little web series with Mandy May Cheetham titled The Infinite Need swept the contest with 17 victories! I won for Best Male Comedy Performance, Best Male Improvised Performance, and opposite Mandy May Cheetham, Best Comedy Duo. (I won 10 awards if you count my producer and creative role in the web series.)

Interview on “Long-Form Improv” with Lucy-Jade Norris // “On Deck with Lucy” Web Series

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The über-talented Lucy-Jade Norris hosts On Deck with Lucy, an interview series that features talent, trends, and tastes of New York City.  She interviewed me for Episode 3, and here’s the video which just came out. In the video we cover my book Long-Form Improv, my all-improvised web series The Infinite Need, and the improvised sermons I do as the Reverend Raymond … Read More

Ben Hauck Performs an Improvised Sermon as The Reverend Raymond Nader // Thursday, October 18th @ 8pm // The Gershwin Hotel

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Amy Larimer of the dance and theatrical improvisation duo The Raving Jaynes invited me to perform as improvised sermon as The Reverend Raymond Nader at their variety show titled Spontaneous Vaudeville.  I accepted! I hope you’ll come see the incredible spectacle that is an improvised sermon at the awesome Gershwin Hotel in Manhattan (next door to the Museum of Sex!) on … Read More