Who Am I?Seattle-based actor, editor, filmmaker, performance artist, puppeteer, and Rocketman.
Contact me at: benlau at gmail.com
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Monday night at the Gregory Awards, Annex Theatre won the “Theatre of the Year 2013” award. Beating out such powerhouse theatres as ACT, Seattle Public Theatre, and Book-It, Annex staff and company members cheerfully (and probably by that point a little drunkenly) stormed the stage at the Neptune Theatre where … Continue reading
This week brings us SketchFest Seattle – an event I help to produce all year long. Aside from auditing local and out of town groups to bring to the festival, my primary responsibility is producing the SketchFest Seattle Comedy Film Challenge. This means watching about 70 film submissions and deciding … Continue reading
Well, not really. But a mix of mine made it onto a professional album. The audio I created for one of the Half Brothers promos (the one found here) made its way onto their next studio album. You can download the album from their bandcamp site. The track I mixed … Continue reading
Just when we thought about turning back, the convoy was hit by strafing German planes. We dived into the ditches along the road, as everyone else in the convoy was doing. It was a frightening experience, expecting to be hit at every run the planes made. In May, 1989, my … Continue reading
In 2006 I was in a show called “The Cowgirl Play,” and a song was written for my character. To this day I don’t know if the song was eventually cut from the final production because it didn’t fit the show, or because I just flat out refused to sing … Continue reading