H E L E N E V A N S
I am a London-based Lecturer, Director, Actor/Performer, Practitioner-Researcher, and occasional Photographer and Illustrator. I hold a doctorate in Surveillance, Democracy and Immersive Performance from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, as a recipient of a Royal Central School Research Bursary.
As an educator, I am currently the Acting Course Coordinator and Designer/ Senior Lecturer and Director for BA (Hons) Musical Theatre Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. I have also worked recurringly as Visiting Lecturer for BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre and Education at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Associate Lecturer and Director for BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Performing Arts at the University of Chichester, Visiting Acting Teacher at Fontainebleau School of Acting, France, Head of Acting at The Musical Theatre Academy, London, External Examiner at ArtsEd, Visiting Lecturer at Brunel University, and as Visiting Director at Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds. The various facets of my career interpollinate; as an actor/performer, my work spans various genres of theatre, and also television.