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About Ben

Baltimore City

Ben Kleymeyer is a queer performing artist working in Baltimore City. Ben is an Ensemble Member at Single Carrot Theatre and a Co-Founder of Nine Dollar Bill Theatre Company.  They work in Devised Theatre, Community-Based theatre making, new work development, performance poetry, and drag. 


Them is a devised theatre piece that uses poetry and movement to explore Ovid's Metamorphoses. Them was presented by Nine Dollar Bill Theatre Company at the 2017 Charm City Fringe Festival.

Them was co-devised by Talis Tighe and Dani Gisselbeck.

Tarot: A Queer Burlesque

Tarot: A Queer Burlesque was Nine Dollar Bill Theatre's first devised piece. It used Burlesque to tell the stories of 4 queer performers as they escaped the abuse of The Emcee. Ben Kleymeyer worked as a deviser, creator, and the director of the piece.

Directing Work

Ben has directed pieces around Maryland since 2012. Featured here are pictures from the following:

A Midsummer Night's Dream- Maryland Shakespeare Players
Itch So Bad- Single Carrot Theatre
Meridian Trench- Fells Point Corner Theatre
Closing the Door- Fells Point Corner Theatre

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