Where do you look for inspiration?
– The streets of New York
What’s your favorite ….
Book – The Great Gatsby
Film – Pulp Fiction
Line from a Play -‘We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars’ – Lady Windermere’s Fan
Pop culture guilty pleasure – ‘Fashion Police’ with Joan Rivers
Cocktail – Watermelon mint martini
What play or production changed your life?
– A community theatre production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory that I saw in a church hall when I was six. I thought, ‘I want to do that’. I feel very lucky to be doing just that now.
I feel most like myself when I am playing someone else.
What is your best escape?
– Running. I finished the NYC 2011 marathon.
Helen Stern British actor, NYC resident. Member of AEA, SAG, AFTRA. Trained at Arts Educational Drama School. UK theatre includes Lovepuke – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival (nominated ‘The Stage’ Acting Excellence Award), national tour of Bacchae. Recent NYC, Origin Theatre Company reading and Leni directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. Also an audiobook narrator.