Helen studied modern dance and jazz with UKA Dance, and trained extensively in commercial dance before moving into her contemporary practice with Trinity Laban. Also a Cuban rhythms and Cuban salsa dancer, she is known for her versatility and diverse approach to movement, working across the U.K. and internationally as a performer, teacher, and choreographer.
Helen has worked with the likes of Def Motion, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Canela Fina, the DanceXchange, and the BBC. She is resident choreographer for Midlands Actors Theatre. Also a poet, she works in the combined art form of language and movement. Her poem ‘Naked’ was re-created for film by Redstorm Productions. Her explicit poem ‘Rope’ , was made into an experimental short by Paul Stringer.
Helen is artistic director of ‘Beyond Words’, a dance-theatre project developing new work in poetry and movement. She is currently training with Polestar, Moss Pilates London, as a Pilates instructor.