Ben Tallen

Last updated

October 21, 2019


Ben Tallen is a Twin-Cities-based actor and writer. 


Representative Theatre


Theatre Pro Rata
Goodbye Cruel World - Alexander - (Andrew Chambers)
Elephant's Graveyard - Clown - (Amber Bjork)
Lovers & Executioners - Octavius - (Carin Bratlie)
T Bone N Weasel - All Other Roles - (Amber Bjork)
Dido, Queen of Carthage - Achates - (Carin Bratlie)

Tedious Brief Productions
The Final Act - Don Diego - (Carin Bratlie)
Tempests - Paganini - (Noë Tallen & Amber Bjork)
Bard Fiction - Brittanus - (Carin Bratlie)

Bloomington Civic Theater
The Odd Couple - Vinnie - (David Mann)

Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Sunshine Boys - Ben Silverman - (Terry Lynn Carlson)  

Dana's Boys
Repertoire Dogs

Gremlin Theatre
The Crucible - Ezekiel Cheever - (Casey Radmann)

Hardcover Theater
Weird Tales - Multiple Roles - (Steve Schroer)
Absolute Pulp - Multiple Roles - (Steve Schroer)

Starting Gate Productions
Our Country’s Good - Robert Sideway - (Richard Jackson)
Light Up the Sky - Peter Sloan - (Christopher Tibbetts)

Illusion Theater (Lights Up! Series)
The Flickering Wall - Bill - (Nathan Christopher)

Theatre in the Round
Fools - Leon Tolchinsky - (Richard Jackson)
Madwoman of Chaillot - Chorus - (Linda Paulsen)
Shadowlands - Alan Gregg - (Janice Stone)
See How They Run - The Intruder - (Dann Peterson)
Macbeth - Captain - (G.J. Clayburn)
Merton of the Movies - Multiple roles - (Randy Winkler)

In The Basement Productions
Scapin - Leander - (Andy Chambers)
She Stoops To Conquer - Tony Lumpkin - (David Tufford)

Chameleon Theatre Circle
Picasso at the Lapin Agile - Schmendiman - (G.J. Clayburn)      



Tedious Brief Productions
Mead Hall - Performed at 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival
The Final Act - Performed at 2013 Minnesota Fringe Festival
Tempests - Performed at 2011 Minnesota Fringe Festival and Brown University
Bard Fiction - Performed at 2009 Minnesota Fringe Festival (received encore performance), Chicago, L.A., New York, Montreal, Toronto, and Tulsa, OK.

2011 L.A. Weekly Theatre Award Nominee - Best Adaptation - Pulp Shakespeare (or Bard Fiction)