Ben Dworken is an actor living with autism in New York and is passionate about promoting community wherever he goes. Ben grew up in Connecticut and has been very active in the NYC theater arts for almost four years. He has been in many theater productions in the city and was inspired to become more engaging in theater from witnessing the Yale University theater community hard at work in their school productions. He has also done public speaking at many functions relating to autism awareness in Connecticut, and has always had a passion for networking in all aspects of life both in Connecticut and New York. Ben attended the RISE Program at Sacred Heart University for two years, and went on to do more as he transitioned into independent living. In addition, Ben is currently employed at Ernst & Young in their distrubution department, and is a member of many theater companies, such as Amios, OUR BAR, and is also working with Indievisible Entertainment, founded by Actionplay staff member, Kiah Amara.