Helena Kaut-Howson

Internationally acclaimed theatre and opera director Helena Kaut-Howson has worked extensively in the UK and Poland, as well as the USA, Canada, Israel, Ireland and Japan. She has directed over 100 theatre and opera productions, also venturing into television. Several of her productions won prestigious awards in the UK and abroad. From 1992 to 1995 Helena was artistic director of Theatr Clwyd, Wales. Her vision and adventurous policy raised the profile of that theatre to an international league and attracted many major artists, including Anthony Hopkins and Julie Christie. Currently working as a freelance director she divides her time between the UK and Poland. Helena's work featured in several radio programmes and in a 60 minute BBC documentary Breaking the Mold. Parallel with her professional career, Helena pursues her commitment to the training of actors by regularly teaching at LAMDA and RADA where she is an Associate.