Lida Benson is a Washington, DC native and (very!) recent graduate of University of Vermont. Some Vermont credits include: UVM Theatre (Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing; Scheherazade, The Arabian Nights; Heidi Holland, The Heidi Chronicles), Lyric Theatre Company (Joseph and the Amazing...), Stowe Theatre Guild (Hair), and Vermont Young Playwrights. Other favorite credits include Emily Webb, Our Town; Ronette, Little Shop of Horrors; Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet; and various characters in The Laramie Project. As a dancer and choreographer, Lida has tap danced at the White House, on the Today Show, and at Disney World, raved at the Capital Fringe Festival, and currently dances professionally with Syzokryli Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and Babarocin Ukrainian Folk Dance Company. Lida also dabbles in the world of sketch comedy and recently made her NYC comedy debut at the Peoples Improv Theatre. She is so excited to be working with Vermont Stage -- as always, infinite thanks to MAG.