Ben Dicke began working at the Wagon Wheel in 2004. Favorite roles on that stage include Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Moonface Martin in Anything Goes, Applegate in Damn Yankees, and Cliff in Cabaret, among many others. Ben helped co-create the Wagon Wheel’s Summer Youth Programming alongside Andy Robinson in the summer of 2005. In addition to their directing work with the students of Warsaw and the surrounding areas, Ben and Andy have collaborated as directors for the professional company on a number of projects including Brighton Beach Memoirs, Blithe Spirit, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, among others. Ben is excited to work both onstage this summer in Young Frankenstein and, once again, collaborate with Andy Robinson as co-directors for The Crucible. Ben is currently the Chair of the Theatre Department at The Chicago Academy for the Arts.