Ben Fort

HEAD OF THE WRITING PROGRAM

 

Ben Fort is a graduate of The Second City’s Writing Program and has been writing, producing, and composing for theater and sketch comedy for more than a decade.

 

Most recently, through Six Hours Short Productions, a Chicago-based theater company he founded with his friend and Grantland writer Jason Gallagher. Their humorous take on the 2011 NBA Lockout, The Lockout: A Musical, was enjoyed by Slate, NPR, and Chicago’s Theater on the Lake, who included the musical in their 2014 season.