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Benjamin Howe  born in Cleveland, Ohio started choreographing and dancing with Tri-Kolours which performed local venues throughout Ohio. Benjamin then moved to Phoenix where he pursued acting and dance. In 2001 he Co-founded Nebellen Dance Company (2001-2007) which combined street dancing with traditional styles. Ben later obtained his degree from ASU in dance while directing and touring with the company. He had also choreographed and danced with the Phoenix Mercury Hip Hop Squad, Black Theater Troupe in Arizona, and IWII. Loving to bring his imagination to the stage and working with dancers from all different backgrounds Benjamin recently became an international choreographer setting a duet "Pangea" in Changchun China with Dwayne Scheuneman and Lui Yan. Benjamin has been dancing and choreographing with Sarasota Contemporary Dance since 2012. He would like to thank his wife Daovone and son, Leander for their love and support.