About Helen

Helen Biography

1981 Born in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

1984-1985 Spent a year in New York State, USA when the family took part in the Fulbright Exchange programme.

1986 Started at Shaldon School

1988 First stage appearance, in the chorus of Pinocchio with the Shaldon Theatre Company

1989 Ensemble part, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Shaldon Theatre Company

1990 Ensemble part, Robinson Crusoe, Shaldon Theatre Company

1990 Ensemble part, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Shaldon Theatre Company

1991-1992 Shaldon Carnival Queen

1992 Started at Teignmouth Community College

1992 Crachitt child in Scrooge!, Shaldon Theatre Company

1993 Ensemble part, Follow the Star, Shaldon Theatre Company

1993 Cagey Joe in Bugsy Malone, Tykes

1994 Ensemble part in Rumpelstiltzkin, Shaldon Theatre Company

1994 Ensemble part in 35 Seconds to Go based on the Titanic experience, with Teignmouth Community College

1995 Second Principal Girl in Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Shaldon Theatre Company

1996 Peter Pan in Peter Pan, with Tykes

1996 Work experience at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth

1996 Ensemble in the Three Musketeers, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

1996 Marjory in Cuba at the Drum Theatre, Plymouth under BT National Connections Youth Drama

1996 So Shy in Aladdin, Shaldon Theatre Company

1997 Started at Exeter College

1997 Ensemble part. Larger than Life with the Devon Youth Theatre

1997 Props manager, Beauty and the Beast, Shaldon Theatre Company

1998 Jessica in The Merchant of Venice, with the Teignmouth Players

1998 Lysistrata in Lysistrata, with Exeter College

1999 Penelope in Penelope’s Web, Exeter College

1999 Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, with the Shaldon Theatre Company

1998-2001 Studied Drama at Aberystwyth University

1999 Ensemble part in Who Were You Last Night, University of Wales

1999-2000 Second year of course undertaken at University of Montana, Missoula, USA

2000 Narrator, Heroes and Villains with the Montana State University Theatre

2001 Prologue, Sailor and Spirit, The Tempest, Montana State University Theatre

2001 Graduated with first Class Honours degree from Aberystwyth

2001-2002 Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London

2002 Showcase, Piccadilly Circus

2002-2005 Secretarial work at various companies in London

2004 Teresa in Italian-American Reconciliation, Finborough Theatre, Catford, London