Ben Bogen is a New York based actor, singer, and dancer. He is currently playing the role of Pepper in Mamma Mia! with NC Theater in Raleigh, and recently made his Broadway debut in the ensemble of Frozen on Broadway, understudying Olaf and Duke Weselton. Ben toured the country as the understudy for the lead role of Frankie Valli in the Broadway Tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, where he was also the Assistant Dance Captain/Swing covering featured ensemble roles including Joe Pesci and Bob Crewe. During the nine month tour, Ben performed the role of Frankie Valli 47 times — one of the youngest actors in history of the production to do so.
Previous credits include Pittsburgh CLO, Center REP, and the World Premiere of the new musical Sousatzka in Toronto, starring Tony Award-Winner Victoria Clark. A Bay Area California Native and graduate of The University of Michigan with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre, Ben also has a passion for teaching theatre and dance to young performers.