Spotlight: HELEN COLBY


HELEN COLBY by Katie Cotterell
Photo: Katie Cotterell
67 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 7PT
Phone: 020-7636 8737
18 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QL
Phone: 020 3326 5430
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:10st. (64kg)
Playing Age:29 - 40 years
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Other:Student Equity
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Bright

About me:

Helen is creator and one third of The Dots - Comedy Vocal Trio. They debuted their "Chaotic Comedy Cabaret" at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 and received 5 star reviews across the board. * * * * * Broadway Baby "New gauntlet in musical sketch comedy",

* * * * * Pocket Size Theatre "Embodying everything an evening cabaret should be",

* * * * * Wee Review "A joyful combination of slick theatre and intentional chaos"

2019, Musical, Mrs Hopkins, My Fair Lady, Teatro Massimo Sicily, Paul Curran
2019, Cabaret, The Dots, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2019, Comedy, Lynn/Marg, Confetti and Chaos, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jack Baldwin
2019, Workshop, Bec, The (M)Other Life, Sarah Tipple
2018, Stage, Spite, Beauty and the Beast, Sailsbury Playhouse, Ryan McBryde
2018, Cruise, The Dots, Viking Cruises, Helen Colby
2018, Audio, Narrator, Toxic, RNIB, Rupert Morgan
2018, Musical, Mrs Hopkins, My Fair Lady, Teatro San Carlo Naples, Paul Curran
2017, Commercial, Police Officer, Vodafone - The Chase, Daniel Kleinman
2017, Television, Irene, Call The Midwife Christmas Special, Neal St Productions for BBC TV, Syd McCartney
2016, Stage, Mrs Pratchett, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, West End, Sam Mendes
2015, Feature Film, Company, Consider Yourself! (Test Shoot), BBC Films/Gold Circle & The MOB Film Company, Vadim Jean
2014, Stage, Baguette, Beauty And The Beast, Theatre Royal Wakefield, Rhiannon Ellis
2014, Feature Film, Company, London Road, Cuba Pictures, Rufus Norris
2013, Stage, Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Qdos, Nick Winston
2013, Stage, Baroness Elbefeld/Heidi Schweiger, The Sound of Music, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Rachel Kavanaugh
2013, Stage, Anna, The House of Mirrors and Hearts (Workshop), Perfect Pitch, Yojiro Ichikawa
2012, Stage, Sweeney Todd, Adelphi Theatre, West End, Jonathan Kent
2011, Stage, Fairy Godmother/Stepmother, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Tabard, Alex Young
2011, Stage, Baroness Elbefeld, Sound Of Music, UK Tour, Jeremy Sams
2010, Stage, Sister Act (Original Cast), London Palladium, West End, Peter Schneider
2009, Stage, News Revue, Edinburgh Fringe Festival & Canal Cafe, James Burton & Max Webster


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Bristol, Cockney, Essex*, German, London, Northern, RP, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Dance (general), Mezzo-Soprano*, Singing (general), Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Books, Comedy Improv, Immersive Performance, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Singer-Professional, Theatre In Education, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Cycling, Horse-jumping, Horse-riding*, Horse-riding (Side Saddle), Horse-riding (Western Style), Scuba Diving, Skiing*, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Event Management (experienced), Improvisation, IT Literate, LAMDA exam drama coach, Musical Theatre Workshop Leader
Vocal Range:D3 to C6


Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts - Dame Judi Dench Scholarship Award