Today I ran the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon in 3:17:59. For a recap of my experience, read my entry in my running blog O’er the Hills.
This morning I found out that one of my SlateShots — a very short introductory clip tailored to masthead an Actors Access profile — was chosen for the first ever ActorIntro SlateShot Hall of Fame. My SlateShot — which mentions my being like the male version of Flo from Progressive — appears around 2:50 in the video. Links Hall of … Read More
A friend of mine turned me on to an article running in The Gothamist today, titled “Pizza-Eating Foot Race Returns to Tompkins Square Park.” And she pointed out that the guy in the photo atop the article — who looks quite deranged as he attempts to inhale a slice of pizza, I might add — looked a lot like me. Indeed, it … Read More
I have some new demo reels! With the guidance of my manager Jenn Lederer, I’ve cut some new reels to showcase my fast-talking, comedic, energetic self. There is a short version (which serves as my main reel), and there is an extended two-minute version. See them both below.
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.)
In the Fall 2012 issue of Otterbein Towers, my book received a mention in the Otterbein Book Corner section on page 27, where four other authors connected to Otterbein are also listed. It reads: Ben Hauck ’98 recently published LongForm Improv: The Complete Guide to Creating Characters, Sustaining Scenes and Performing Extraordinary Harolds. He also produced and co-starred in the comedic improvised web … Read More