Helen Evans, Ph.D (she/her)
Helen is a Lecturer, Director, Actor/Performer, Practitioner-Researcher and Visual Artist. As an educator, Helen's pedagogy has evolved through over 20 years' experience in actor-training, course-development, academic supervision and theatre making in a combination of University and Conservatoire settings. For the past 9 academic years, Helen has been responsible for coordinating, developing and delivering actor-training for the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre Performance course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Other lecturing includes at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the University of Chichester, Fontainebleau School of Acting, The MTA, Brunel University and Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds. Helen's teaching draws from considerable experience in the acting profession.
Educationally, Helen holds a PhD in Performance from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, where she was a recipient of a Royal Central School Research Bursary, under the tutelage of Professor Stephen Farrier. She holds an MA (with distinction) in Performance Practices and Research, also from RCSSD, and a First-Class BA (Hons) Acting from Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds.
Helen also holds independent audition-coaching and script-work sessions for professional actors, in addition to developing presentational skills for business individuals.