Benna Crawford


Benna Crawford

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About Benna Crawford

Benna Crawford has been a journalist and New York-based writer since 1997. Her work has appeared in USA Today, the San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, the Miami Herald, in professional journals and trade publications, and on numerous websites. Benna has a degree in Theater and has worked as a writer and publicist for major performing arts organizations. She has covered many aspects of the performing arts, including interviews with celebrated film directors and contemporary artists of every discipline.


  • Worked as an actor, director, production designer, and stage manager
  • Weaves on a handmade frame loom
  • Has also worked on a potter’s wheel and created hand-built clay pieces
  • Loves salvage and re-purposing, painting, layering textiles, and juxtaposing design periods
  • Is a certified Montessori teacher and has taught preschool through community college classes