Helena Walsh is an International Voice, Acting and Empowerment Coach. She is one of the world’s leading teachers in the film and theatre industry for actors, preparing them for screen and stage alike. Over the past 30 years, through a rigorous practice and deeply experiential research with her actors in the room, she has developed her own evolutionary and transformative approach to the acting process. Helena has taught and hosted workshops all over the world, in some of the finest actor training programmes in the world for stage and screen. She is Artistic Director and founder of ‘Helena Walsh Voice and Acting Studio’,based in Dublin, Ireland. She has now moved her entire studio online, where actors zoom in from all over the world to work with her. She invites some of the finest international teachers in the industry to co-teach with her at her studio and regularly hosts retreats in Ireland with Benjamin Mathes of Crash Acting.
She has trained and performed as an actress and singer and worked extensively through the work of Roy Hart over the past twenty years. Helena is also a Human Empowerment and Resiliency Organic Intelligence® Consultant, working deeply with anxiety, stress and PTSD. Helena is immersed in the neuroscience of the creative process and particularly interested in Neurosystemics. Currently her research is focussed on the evolution of the collective consciousness of teams and groups within the arts and the corporate world towards a more collaborative, compassionate and empathetic process and work environment.
Helena also leads a “ Free Listening,” project which she hosts weekly in Dublin as part of the Urban Confessional Movement worldwide.
Specializations: Acting, Speech & Dialects, Human Empowerment, Wellbeing & Resiliency Coaching, Collective Consciousness Coach
Helena is an incredible teacher and person. Her work inspires her students towards more confident, honest, and grounded communication and performance. Students are safe and supported when they are in her classes. Couldn't recommend her more.
- Aoife Eileen Spillane-Hinks, Director & Acting Teacher
An inspiring and nourishing teacher. I have learned so much from her.
- Lousie O’Meara