Shake Alive 2016

SGCNZ ALUMNUS

Ben Black (SGCNZ NSSP 2014, SGCNZ YSC 2015)

Since SGCNZ YSC 2015, Ben Black has worked as an actor on television shows and commercials, and a professional voice over artist. His screen roles include Caine in The Cul De Sac, a sci-fi post-apocalyptic children’s show which aired on TV2. Season Three premiered on the 21st of July 2018. He played Zave Goodfellow in Filthy Rich and Brutus in Season Two of Roman Empire: Reign of Blood, Master of Rome, a series filmed in New Zealand which premiered on the 27th of July 2018 on Netflix. He attended The Actors Program in 2017, a highly regarded acting course. Ben is represented by one of the top agencies in New Zealand, Johnson and Laird management, and is being put up for American series auditions regularly after securing a manager in Los Angeles. He is incredibly proud to have had his beginnings with SGCNZ, and believes that without the opportunities that SGCNZ provided for him he doubts he would be where he is now.