Ben Yela

 Ben Yela is a multidisciplinary artist whose skills include performance, design, music/composition, and clowning. He is honored to join Door Shakespeare for the summer, his first with the company. A founding member of Quasimondo Physical Theater, he has also worked in several capacities with Theatre Gigante, Cooperative Performance, Truepenny Theater, Optimist Theater, Acacia Theatre, Danceworks, DanceCircus, UWM’s dance department, Red Eye Theater (Mpls), Nimbus Theatre (Mpls), and the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. Ben also plays in several Milwaukee-based musical groups: The Ons, Nutritious & Delicious, DEEP FEMME, as well his own solo musical endeavors.