Benjamin has been with Riverdance since Radio City Music Hall in 1996, and also designed the show’s animated projections. He has lit theatre, opera, and architectural projects around the world, including a new production of Carmen for the Beijing Opera, Whoopi! on Broadway, US national tours of Beauty and the Beast and My Fair Lady, and many other productions for opera and theatre companies across the US.
A frequent collaborator with artist James Turrell, he was the Lighting Designer for the acclaimed James Turrell Museum at the Hess Collection at Colomé.
He dedicates his work on Riverdance to the memory of friend and collaborator Rupert Murray.
The original Lighting Design for Riverdance – The Show was created by Rupert Murray – 3rd February 1951– 17th August 2006. RIP