Helen E. Richardson
Where do you look for inspiration? Nature, people, music, philosophy, the Théâtre du Soleil.
What’s your favorite book / movie / line from a play / pop culture guilty pleasure / cocktail? Life of Pi by Yann Martell/ Andrei Rublev by Tarkovsky or Fanny and Alexander by Bergman/”Mine would, sir, were I human.” Ariel,
The Tempest/MI-5/sparkling cranberry.
What play or production changed your life? 1789 by the Théâtre du Soleil
Is there anything you still dream of doing? Yes, creating a US civic theatre.
I feel most like myself when I listen to music.
What is your best escape? The ocean.
What’s the one thing nobody knows about you? ????
Helen E. Richardson Currently: Artistic Director, Global Theatre Ensemble, Associate Professor of Theatre, Brooklyn College, Formerly Artistic Director of the Stalhouderij Theatre Company, Amsterdam, an award winning international actor ensemble creating new works. Recently: Co-created performance highlighting international sex trade for the UN. Training: Théâtre du Soleil and Peter Brook Company.