Helen is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Her theatre credits include Daylight Saving for Darlinghurst Theatre, Tartuffe for Bell Shakespeare, The Wharf RevueThe Unlikely Prospect Of Happiness, The Republic of Myopia HarbourHanging ManUp For Grabs and Pentecost, for Sydney Theatre Company; Cruise Control for Ensemble Theatre; Too Close To The Sun for Comedy Theatre, London,and Boeing Boeing for New Theatricals. Her musical theatre credits include Legally Blonde: The Musical for Legally Blonde Australia; Spring Awakening and The Republic Of Myopia for Sydney Theatre Company; Into The Woods for Regents Park, London; and Wicked for Apollo Victoria Theatre, London West End. Her film credits include Body in the YardMother’s Milk,The ExtraTempe TipMr AccidentRussian DollThe Sugar Factory,. Her television credits include WonderlandHouse HusbandsThe MoodysThe Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife FightingA Moody ChristmasLaidIn Your DreamsHome And AwayRescue Special OpsDouble TakeChandon PicturesMidsomer MurdersLittle OberonAll SaintsThe Postcard BanditBad Cop Bad CopSecret Bridesmaids’ BusinessCNNNNSouth PacificThe Three StoogesMumbo JumboThe Day Of The RosesMagic MountainPacific DriveGP and Water Rats. Helen won a Helpmann Award for Best Actress in A Supporting Role in a Musical for Legally Blonde: The Musical

This year Helen directed Everybody Loves Lucy at The Hayes theatre and assisted director Jonathan Biggins on The Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Noises Off. Helen was artistic director of the theatre company Hair of the Dog, which was instrumental in the independent theatre movement of the late 90’s that established The Old Fitzroy Hotel as a new fringe venue. Helen co-wrote and directed Light Particles at The Stables Theatre, and directed Will Eno’s Tragedy; a tragedy, The New Inhabitant, Savage/Love by Sam Shepard and the musical Jumpin’ the Q by Dean Bryant and Matthew Frank at the Old Fitzroy Hotel. Hair of the Dog was also a part of launching Belvoir Street’s first BSharp season, with Sean Monro’s Art of Penetration and later, the highly praised Sweet Phoebe by Michael Gow, both directed by Helen. 

Helen taught for five years at Re:actor, Fox Studios, directing the musical theatre component of their agent showcases from 2000 - 20003. She also taught for a year at London School of Dramatic Art, directing their agent showcase in 2006.

Helen has coached actors in Sydney, London and LA and now coaches for auditions www.getthegig.com.au