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Ben Kawaller's writing and video reporting have appeared in Los Angeles Magazine and The Free Press. He's also written for The American Bystander, The Advocate, Salon, and NewNowNext.


He is the author of the plays Us and Them, which was workshopped by Los Angeles' Rogue Machine Theatre in March 2022, and Striking Up. He is a current member of The Actors Studio's Play Development Unit.

Ben is the creator and star of the award-winning independent comedy pilot This Isn't Me, a SXSW 2020 official selection. In 2016, The Black List included Ben in their TV Staffing Book for his dark-comedy pilot The Next Best Thing.

Ben holds a B.A. in sociology from Harvard University and is a proud Hasty Pudding Theatricals alumnus.

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