Ben Kidd originally trained for three years as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before deciding that directing was his calling. He has a great deal of experience assistant directing in major London theatres, including the Young Vic, Globe and National. He has repeatedly directed at the Gate Theatre, was Resident Assistant Director at the Finborough, and has directed Richard III at the Riverside Studios and for its UK Tour. Having done the National Theatre Directors Course in 2011, he was Staff Director of The Veil and Double Feature at the National Theatre.
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.