Ben "Drex" Drexler


Drex is a native of Boulder, Colorado and began his performance career as a musician before turning to dance. He has a background in poi and hoop fire dancing.

Outside the company, he performs frequently at various events, festivals, and retreats all over the country. A passionate teacher of movement art, Drex teaches a weekly poi class through Contradiction Dance and hosts a regular video blog featuring his object manipulation-related experiments at Recent work includes "Shadow Matter: Exam Log X" as part of the Source Theatre Festival's Artistic Blind Date Program and The Foreways Project, a creative collaboration of national-level fire artists.

Drex is in his third season with Contradiction Dance.