Nikko Benson | The Orchard Project

Nikko Benson

NYC Greenhouse

Years: 2019

Nikko Benson is an NYC-based musical theater writer and performer. His projects include Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat (Adirondack Theater Festival); Start Again (Musical Theater Factory); In Pursuit of Magic (Kennedy Center Millenium Stage) and ElseWhere (Town Stages). He is a recipient of a 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant, an O’Neill Music Theater Conference Finalist, a 2019 Sokoloff Arts Fellow, and has been in residence at Village Theater Festival, Pace New Musicals, Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Catwalk Arts, Songspace, Forge Foster, and Goodspeed Writers Colony. Nikko is a founding member of the Musical Theater Factory, a core member of Marisa Michelson’s Constellation Chor, and a teaching artist at The Performing Arts Project.