Name: Ben Hopkin

    Title: Adjunct Instructor

    Email: actingwithoutthedrama@gmail.com

    Division: Theatre Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: 818-601-0422

    Profile: Ben Hopkin is the co-founder and Chief Creative Director of Off Our Meds Multimedia, LLC, which has a full slate of commercial, television and film projects. Ben started his career in entertainment at the age of 10, where he performed alongside his father in the opera Gianni Schicchi. Since then he has gone on to perform in theatre, television and film, often working with Tony and Emmy award-winning actors and directors. Ben is a graduate of BYU Provo’s Theatre undergraduate program and the renowned Old Globe Theatre’s MFA program. He was Director of the Acting Undergraduate and MFA programs at the New York Film Academy at Universal Studios for five years. As a director and producer, Ben has won awards for his work in television and his films have screened at festivals around the country. Some of his most recent projects include Too Many, which won in its category at the Cinema City International Film Festival, and Fraud Angels. Ben can also be found on Twitter as @ActingNoDrama, and teaches online acting classes to students around the world.


    • BA in Theatre with an Acting emphasis, Brigham Young University, 1998
    • MFA in Acting, University of San Diego/Old Globe Theatre, 2000


    Research Interests

    • Voice and dialects
    • Film acting technique


    Courses Taught

    • TMA 123 Acting Fundamentals
    • TMA 128 Acting 1
    • TMA 321 Voice Over


    Curriculum Vitae

     Ben Hopkin CV


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