Photo by Brian Paulette.

About Ben

Ben Auxier is a native of Kansas City, MO who has recently relocated to Chicago. He is a professional actor, improviser, and writer with a passion for continuous creation.

After graduating with a BFA in acting, his work in KC included frequent performances with the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, The Living Room Theater, and Theatre for Young America, among many others.

His commercial work includes spots for Dairy Queen, The Missouri Lottery, Mediacom, and a long-running position as comedic commercial spokesman "Mazuma Mike" for Mazuma Credit Union.

Ben has over 15 years of improv experience, including teaching experience, numerous competition victories, invitations to several national festivals, and formerly holding the position of Artistic Director at The KC Improv Company, where he oversaw a cast of over 30 producing 5+ shows per week.

He is the co-writer of the dark comedy HACKS and the musical The Ballad of Lefty & Crabbe, both of which received "Best of Fringe" designations at the Kansas City Fringe Festival. His other writing credits include marketing copy, songwriting, and plenty of sketch comedy both live and filmed. His comedy channel Friend Dog Studios has a strong and growing audience, producing multiple podcasts and sketches each month, including some viral hits.

Stay tuned for more information on Ben's current and upcoming projects!

Contact & Representation


Ben is located in Chicago and is
represented by Gray Talent Group.

Commercial representation in MO, KS, IA, and NE by Exposure Model & Talent

   info@expsosure.com - 913-317-8801