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Ben Shane

Springfield, IL

Ben Shane is an award-winning comedy writer and actor, and developing dramatic actor.  He enjoys improvisation and novelty in all walks of life, and was founder of the Easily Amused Teen Improv Troupe (E.A.T.I.T.), which holds comedy shows to benefit local charities.  Ben was an attorney on the Illinois State Champion Mock Trial team, which placed 12th nationally.  He also invigorated his school’s chess club and tumbled with a competitive cheerleading squad.

Expected majors: Philosophy and English

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