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
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: