Nikko Benson

Nikko Benson Nikko is an NYC-based writer and performer, a recipient of a 2016 Jonathan Larson grant, and an O’Neill Music Theater Conference Finalist. Projects include Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat (w/ Benjamin Halstead, Adirondack Theater Festival); Start Again (Musical Theater Factory); ElseWhere (Town Stages) and In Pursuit of Magic (Kennedy Center Millenium Stage). Writer’s residencies at Village Theater Festival, Pace New Musicals, the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Catwalk, Songspace, and Goodspeed Writers Colony.

Nikko is a founding member of the Musical Theater Factory, a teaching artist at The Performing Arts Project, and a graduate of NYU’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program.

➡️ Instagram: @nikko_benson