DB 072: Ben Giroux, Comedic Actor/Director, On Laughing While Living Your Dreams

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TODAY’S GUEST – BEN GIROUX

Ben is a comedic actor/director and the creator of the viral music video phenomenon Back To The 90s. Giroux’s music video collaborations with indie hip-hop artist Jensen Reed have amassed over 60 million views globally, resulting in endorsements from The Backstreet Boys and multiple weeks climbing the Billboard charts.  Giroux currently stars as Mikey Munroe in Nickelodeon’s animated series Bunsen Is A Beast. He also recurs as The Toddler on Henry Danger (NICK), Little Zach on Hart of Dixie (CW), and Dark Warrior on Mighty Med (DISNEY XD).

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Ben shares a little bit about his childhood and how he participated in plays and theater.
  • His best advice to all the young dreamers who want to be an actor.
  • At what age Ben realized he was funny.
  • What to do if you are experiencing stage fright.
  • How he memorizes his lines – especially in long scenes.
  • Ben performs a voiceover of some of his Nickelodeon characters.
  • Ben shares some of the accents he’s done as an actor.
  • Ben shares what he loves most about doing voiceovers and being on camera.
  • Ben’s BIG DREAM for the future.
  • How Ben deals with rejection.
  • Ben shares his worst audition story.
  • Ben’s advice to his 10-year old self.

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