Ben Vereen


Actor, Entertainer, and Celebrity Speaker.

Award winning star of "Roots," "Pippin" and "Jelly's Last Jam." His greatest victory is his miraculous recovery from a truck accident and stroke that nearly took his life.

At the lecture podium, Vereen's one-of-a-kind charm, candor and presence are receiving raves and applause from audiences around the nation.

Whether he is addressing his personal struggles and triumphs, or celebrating African-American history with a look at the on-going journey from slavery to contemporary race relations, he is both a moving speaker and a consummate entertainer.

Ben Vereen is a consummate entertainer who has left his mark on the Broadway stage, the concert and lecture circuit, and in film and television. Mr. Vereen's enduring success results from his unique ability to blend rare talent, artistic mastery and discipline with a strong sense of social consciousness. Opened the Ben Vereen School of the Arts, a non-profit facility in Chicago that will help expand the horizons of physically challenged children. Also spearheads the work of "Celebrities for A Drug-Free America." In 2002, he received a public heroism award from the Police Chief in Coconut Grove, Florida, for notifying police and chasing a purse-snatcher in his pickup truck.

Consider Ben Vereen when looking for an entertainer and speaker on topics such as

Here is a sampling of his program titles:

    • Accentuate the Positive: Physical & Emotional Healing
    • Mastering Adversity: The Art of Change
    • Broadway Trail: An Evening of Lecture and Song
    • Roots: 25 Years Later
    • The African-American Experience: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow


Ben Vereen
Actor, Entertainer, and Celebrity Speaker.
Travels from:
San Diego, CA
Current Topics
  • Entertainment
  • Inspiration
  • Motivation
  • Health and Lifestyle management
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