BENJ PASEK (Guest Artist) is half of the writing team of Pasek & Paul. Their newest work, Dogfight, premiered Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre in 2012. Other projects: A Christmas Story: The Musical! (National Tour), James and the Giant Peach (Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices), Edges (150+ productions worldwide), Johnny & the Sprites (Disney TV series), and If You Give a Pig a Pancake (Theatreworks USA). Honors: 2011 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2011 Sundance Institute Fellowship, 2011 ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, 2011 ASCAP Songwriters Fellowship Award, 2007-2008 Dramatists Guild Fellowship, 2007 Jonathan Larson Award, Dramatist Magazine's "50 to Watch."