Actor, Dancer, Choreographer and Founder of Wisdom of Dance
Central School of Ballet, London, UK
Holds a diploma in Classical Ballet and related subjects
Bat Dor dance school, Tel Aviv, Israel – Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance
Equity is the UK trade union for professional performers and creative practitioners. Benny is a professional actor.
Benny is from Chelybinsk, Russia. Originally competitive Latin and Ballroom dancer, he qualified as a professional ballet and contemporary dancer as well as a musical theatre performer and actor.
Film and Television:
Benny has just finished filming a commercial for ALDI playing a Russian astronaut, was in Will by TNT as a regular character – Shakespeare’s Globe actor Tye Brewster, played a journalist in Damascus Cover (H Films), and had a comedic guest appearance as Conrad in episode 6 of Birds of A Feather (ITV).
Other credits include Mortdecai (Lionsgate), Muppets Most Wanted (Feature Disney), Beijing Olympics, etc…
Theatre and Dance:
Appeared as Galaxy in the new Elton John’s music video for Bennie and the Jets, but also inThe Most Incredible Thing (Ballet Sadler’s Wells), Johann Strauss Gala (UK Tours), Cabaret (The Lyric West End), Carousel (Chichester Festival Theatre), Pinocchio (Linbury Studio, ROH), Romeo and Juliet (English National Ballet), On Your Toes (Royal Festival Hall), Mappa Mundi (Royal National Theatre) and many more.
The Kitchen (Central School of Speech and Drama), In Our Lifetime (The Print Room), Latin Heat (Royal Hall Harrogate), The Waltz Of The Toreadors (Chichester Festival Theatre), Rasputin (Pentameters Theatre and The Rosemary Branch Theatre) and many more.