HELENA R

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer,… more

Hull, United Kingdom
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Helena singing 'You lost me'

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01Helena singing 'You lost me'
02me singing age 12 'On A December night'
03HELENA AGE 12 SINGING "I'LL BE THERE"

Physical Attributes

Height:
172 cm / 5ft 8in
Dress size:
UK 6 / AUS 6 / US 2
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Eye color:
Blue
Chest:
83 cm / 33 in
Hair color:
Blonde
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
71 cm / 28 in
Hair type:
Straight
Hips:
83 cm / 33 in

Credits & experience

2011
  • Cottingham High Sixth Form : Music Technology, English Lit/Lang AS/A2 Levels
  • Wolfreton Sixth Form : Business, Drama and Theatre Studies AS/A2 Levels

Acting

Acting experience

Previous unpaid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German

Accents
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Southern
  • German

DRAMA/ACTING

April 2014 - Played the part of Ariel in "Footloose" at Chester University

Feb 2012 - Played the part of Rosy in "Last Resort" at Northern Theatre

Jan 2012 - Played the part of Gwendolen in "The Importance Of Being Earnest" at Northern Theatre

March 2011 - Played the part of Maria in "Twelth Night" in the Shakespeare Schools Festival held at Hull Truck Theatre

May 2010 - Played the part of Sybil Burlington in "Daisy Pulls It Off" at Northern Theatre

November 2009 - "Hull ain't that bad .. ?" an Ace Comedy Club Production - held at the Quality Royal Hotel. Had various comedy roles and took part in many character impressions

April 2008 - Helena performed in "Lost Boy" written by Morgan Sproxton, with West Hull Drama company, she played the part of Kelly

January 2007 - One of 15 children, between the ages of 11 and 12, of which only 3 (including her) were not from the London area, who were invited to attend the Sylvia Young Theatre School, London to audition for one scholarship place. This initially involved her learning and reciting a set piece, performing a song of own choice and a follow up workshop at the studio in London

March 2006 - Played lead role of Betty in a production called “Betty’s War” that was held at the Hull Truck Theatre

February 2004 - Narrator and Acting part (Ruby) in a 10 Minute Film called “The Wall” - produced by University Students - Chris Webster/Jo White/Kerry Adams all students passed with Hon Degrees

Mar 04/05/06 - She took part in the "Hull Musical Festivals" competing in Solo Mime; Drama; Verse; Prose and sight reading taking 1st Place

Sept 2001 to Sept 2008 - Appeared in numerous Northern Theatre Productions at Wyke Sixth Form, Studio 2 and Middleton Hall

MUSICAL THEATRE

June 2011 - Festival 4 Stars Gateshead Finalist, Musical Solo 15yrs to Adult

July 2010 - Performed in "Evita", a Northern Theatre Production

Nov 2009 - Performed in the Northern Theatre companys "Gifted and Talented" Showcase

Nov 2009- Performed in "The Likes of Us", a Hull Musical Society Production

July 2009 - Played Little Cossette, in "Les Miserables the School edition", a Northern Theatre Production

April 2008 - Played Glinda the good witch in the "Wizard of Oz", NAPA youth production

December 2007 - Performed in "Magical Christmas Times", by Much loved production company, at the Hull New Theatre, part of the chorus and also sang All I want for Christmas as a soloist

Jan 2007 - Auditioned for a part in "The King and I" and was given the lead role of Anna

June 2007 - Kingston upon Hull Musical Festivals, came 2nd Place in Sight Reading 11/12 yrs, 2nd Place in Solo Mime 11/12 and 1st Place for Verse Speaking 12yrs

Sept 2006 - Auditioned for a part in the Northern Theatre musical theatre production of “Mary Poppins”, and was given the role of Mary Poppins

Sept 2006 - Successfully auditioned and was given a part in a musical production called “Carrots”, which the BBC organised the show was held at the Hull New theatre, played the role of “Smiffy”

Oct 2005 - Successfully Auditioned for a part in the “Wizard of Oz”, chosen to be a Munchkin, this was a very successful production by Northern Theatre Academy, the show was held at the Hull New Theatre

2001 to Sept 2008 - Appeared in all of the Northern Theatre Academy “Northern Explosion Shows” that have been held at the Hull New Theatre – each time given the opportunity to sing solo

Apr 2004 - Successfully auditioned for a part in "Annie", and was one of 9 girls chosen as Orphans, it was a very successful production by Bridlington Amateur Operatic Society held at the Spa, Bridlington

EXAMS TAKEN

Trinity Guildhall Individual Acting Skills Grade 3, 4 - Dec 09
Trinity College London Bronze Arts Award Mar 09
Guildhall Character Study Grade 2 Jul 05
Guildhall Acting Studies Grade 1 Jul 06
LAMDA Verse & Prose Grade 3,4 & 5 between 2007 to 09

2010 Btec First Certificate Level

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


In 2010 Made it through to the regional final of Model Search UK, which involved runway and a live discussion.

In 2008 Chosen to model a dress for a local dress shop, it was then used for advertisement puposes.

To book Helena for any model work please contact her via Starnow

Music

Guitar ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Composer ability

Beginner


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Coldplay, U2, Example, Jessie J, Adele, Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Queen, The Killers, Katy B, Proffesor Green, Black Veiled Brides, Ed Sheeran

SINGING

Feb2012 - Featured Soloist at "Wembley Arena" in aid of BAAF

Nov 2011 - Featured Soloist in "Orphans Christmas Wish" in aid of BAAF at Hull City Hall

June 2011 - Festival 4 Stars Regional Finalist, Solo Singing 15yrs to Adult

June 2011 - Festival 4 Stars Gateshead Finalist, Musical Solo 15yrs to Adult

June 2011 - Festival 4 Stars Gateshead Finalist, Solo Singing 15yrs to Adult

Feb 2011 - Featured Soloist at the "O2 Arena" in aid of BAAF

Dec 10 - Invited as a soloist to sing at the Hull New Theatre Christmas charity concert in aid of various local charities

Dec 10 - Performed in the "Hull Musical Society" showcase

2010 - Festival 4 Stars Huddersfield Finalist, Solo Singing 15yrs to Adult

Nov 10 - Featured soloist at the Echo Arena in Liverpool in aid of B.A.A.F

Sep 2010 - Finalist in the "Wow Factor" in Hull

June 2010 - Performed original material at "Time2Network" event, London

Jan 10 - Featured soloist at the O2 Arena in London in aid of B.A.A.F

Dec 09 - Invited as a soloist to sing at Hull City Hall Christmas charity concert in aid of various local charities

Sep 09 - Performed in charity show for the "Royal British Legion"

June 2009 - Runner Up in Jigsaw Entertainments ‘Tomorrows talent today’ competition

Dec 2008 - Invited to sing as a soloist at Hull City Hall Christmas charity concert in aid of various local charities

Summer 2008 - "Search for a Star" North Pier, Blackpool, semi-finalist

June 2008 - Winner of "Cleethorpes Search For A Star"

August 2008 - "Idol 2008" regional finalist, Leeds

March 08 - "Live & Unsigned" regional finalist, Sheffield

July 2007 - Winner of "Junior Search For A Star"

July 2007 - Featured soloist in 'Much Loved Productions' at Hull Truck Theatre

June 2007 - Festival 4 Stars North of England Regional Finalist, Solo Singing 14yrs & Under

June 2007 - Runner Up in "Cleethorpes Search For A Star"

Dec 2006/7/8 - Supporting Artist at the Switching on of the Christmas Lights at Bridlington – star guests included Chico; Journey South & Natalie Anderson (this was broadcast on Calendar TV )also live on the “Yorkshire Wolds Radio station"

Sept 2006 - Finalist of the Hull’s "Young vocalist" competition, winner of the heat and runner up in the final – singing with a live band

Apr 2006 - Successfully Auditioned for a chance to compete in “Stars of The future”, taking first place in both the heat and the semi final, and one of the runners up in the final

Aug 2006 - Made it to the finals of the "Manchester Open Singing Contest"

Aug 2006 - Invited to perform at the East Hull Carnival

Aug 2006 - Winner of the East Coast's "Junior Star Time"

Aug 2006 - Winner of the ‘Stuart Harris’ Bransholme Talent Show

Aug 2006 - Performed at the West Hull carnival; and also at the Hull & East Yorkshire NHS trust fun day, broadcast on the “Kingstown Radio station”

June 2006 - “WOW factor” finalist, Hull – which lead to Helena and the other three finalists performing in their very own show

Oct 2003 - Regional Finalist for ASDA/Fox Kids Singing competition called "Jam on the Mic" – which was for an opportunity to appear on TV

Aug 2004 - A top ten finalist in “Dream Idol” a children’s version of pop Idol, held in Leeds

July 2003 - Sung with the “City of Hulls Choir” held at the City Hall

Sung at various Charity Events within a group and also solo

EXAMS TAKEN

2008/9 - LCM - Musical Theatre singing exams - grade 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 - passed with DISTINCTION
2009 - ABRSM - Grade 3 Singing - passed with Merit

TV & Reality

FILMS/TV

Dec 2011 - Appeared on "This Morning" in a music video

Dec 2008 to Feb 2009 - Appeared on Disney Channel "My Camp Rock" advertisement

February 2004 - Narrator and Acting part (Ruby) in a 10 Minute Film called “The Wall” - produced by University Students - Chris Webster/Jo White/Kerry Adams all students passed with Hon Degrees

December 2005 - Appeared on Look North – singing a Christmas song with Northern Theatre Academy of performing arts

November 2002 - Pop Idol the Rivals held a competition called "Ring to sing" - and my Photo appeared on TV with a recording of me singing

June 2004 - Auditioned for BBC Talent - "The Little Prince"

RADIO

May 2011 - On "BBC Radio Humberside" promoting origional material

May 2011 - On "Sine fm" promoting origional material

April 2010 - On "Kingstown Radio" to promote charity show held at the Bridlington Spa

June 2009 - On local hospital radio "Kingstown Radio" promoting latest recordings

Jan 2009 - On "BBC Radio Humberside" to promote charity show held at the O2 Arena

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dance styles
  • Contemporary
  • Disco

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