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YIANNI PAPADIMOS

“BEN”

Yianni is a Greek-American actor and writer. His favorite credits include Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Barnstormers Theatre), Matt in Swimming Upstream (Detroit Repertory Theatre, World Premiere), and Ira Stone in Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Barnstormers Theatre). Onscreen, Papadimos has been featured in projects that have premiered across the country. Favorite credits include The Tankhouse Theatre (2018 SeriesFest) and Better To Live (2015 TriBeCa Film Festival).

His first full-length musical, co-written with Ben Chavez (The Cobalteans), was an official selection of the 2015 New York Musical Festival. He received the awards for Outstanding Book and Outstanding Lyrics. Elysium: An American Fable, the team’s second full-length musical, has been developed at the Village Theatre (Issaquah, WA), Ohio Northern University (Ada, OH), and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (Auburn, NY). Their work has been featured at NYC venues such as Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Musical Theatre Factory, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Dixon Place, and Don’t Tell Mama.

He proudly holds a BFA in Drama and English Literature from NYU.