Who Am I?Seattle-based actor, editor, filmmaker, performance artist, puppeteer, and Rocketman.
Contact me at: benlau at gmail.com
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PAUL: On January 12th, at 12:39pm, Gude/Laurance received this message: BRET: Hey Gents, I need something word-heavy this month — we have a lot of dance and music, I need text to balance that out. I want to see you both at music stands, reciting some kind of story. Yours, Bret BEN: … Continue reading
“Macha Monkey’s latest show, a musical oater directed by Kristina Sutherland, is an anti-Peckinpah burst of galloping good will that tips the dusty conventions of the Western on their head.” – Seattle Weekly “And a train-robbing outlaw named Gunn (Ben Laurance), who is a major bumbler, could be a crackup.” … Continue reading
[Dark stage.] Voice-over: Previously on the Gude/Laurance experience. [Lights up. Ben is on stage, Paul is walking off.] Ben: And don’t come back until you have a fucking baby! [Lights out.] Voice-over: We now return you to a very special Gude/Laurance experience. [Lights up. Ben is sitting, typing on a laptop.] Ben: February 4th, 2006. 3:42 am. … Continue reading
Moderator: Hello and welcome to The Debate Show. Tonight we will be discussing the US Space Program. Our panelists tonight are: Mr. Ben Laurance, President of the Northwest Space Fans Association and author of Are You There Scotty? It’s Me, Kirk; and Mr. Paul Gude, unemployed performance artist whose favorite … Continue reading
[Office sounds in a dark stage.] [Lights up to reveal Ben typing. There is a naked dead guy on the floor. Paul enters with a cup of coffee and some doughnuts.] Paul: Mornin’. Ben: Mornin’. [Paul takes off jacket, hat, and begins typing. There is a long pause as Paul … Continue reading