Tel Benjamin graduated from full time training at Actors Centre Australia in 2014. Highlights from his training were playing the iconic King Lear under direction by George Ogilvie and Jennifer West, exploring the role of Lopakhin in “The Cherry Orchard” directed by Anthony Skuse and getting back in touch with his comedy roots working on “Barefoot in the Park” directed by Adam Cook. TV and film credits include “Kick on Kings” (Dope Source Media), “The Passenger” (Wolf Garden Films, Official Selection St Kilda Film Festival 2015), “Noah” (Chekhov’s Gun Pictures, Official Selection LA Comedy Festival 2015), “The Milky Pop Kid” (Screen NSW, Official Selection Sydney Film Festival 2017) and “The Great Gatsby” (Bazmark).
Theatre credits include “Beyond Therapy” (Epicentre Theatre), “School for Scandal” (New theatre), “Fracture” (New Ghosts Productions), “Taming of the Shrew” (Montague Basement), “GR8 Skin” (Darlinghurst Theatre Company) and “Osama the Hero” (Tooth and Sinew).
Tel also writes and directs under his production company Chekhov’s Gun Pictures with his films garnering success at various international and national film festivals.