Helen O’Connor

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TELEVISION

RAKE series 2.  Role: Amanda.  Dir: Peter Duncan.  ABC Drama
TRICKY BUSINESS – role: Jenny Doyle. BDW TV / Screentime. Nine Network.
CROWNIES – role: Miriam (6 episodes). Screentime / ABC
PACKED TO THE RAFTERS – role: Katya. Seven Network.
THE JESTERS series 1 & 2. Role: Bonnie.  Dir: Kimball Rendall. Foxtel.
EAST OF EVERYTHING – role: Sylvia.  Every Cloud & ABC.
ALL SAINTS – role: Jill O’Sullivan.  Dir: Cameron Welsh. Seven Network.
HEADLAND – role: Ruby Taylor (recurring). Seven Network.
DR BOGLE & MRS CHANDLER – role: Ms Nash.  Film Australia
SNOBS – role: Ms Atkinson.  West St Production
DON’T BLAME ME – role: Mrs Wilton.  West St Production
WHITE COLLAR BLUE – role: Martine Gazenski (guest role).  Knapman Wyld.
ALL SAINTS – role: Cassie Brooker. Seven Network.
HOME & AWAY – role: Maggie Bell. Seven Network.
HEADSTART – role: TV Personality.  Gannon Productions
OUTRIDERS – role: Mrs Goodman.  West St Productions
GOING HOME – role: Schizophrenic.  SBS
BREAKERS – role: Kate Markham (Main cast). Screentime.
GP – role: Kerry Holberton.  RCC.
MEDIVAC – role: Jane Buchanan.  Liberty and Beyond Productions.
THE BEAST – role; Maeve.  Calamari Productions.
THE FERRALS – role: Producer.  ABC
ENGLISH AT WORK – role: Lynette.  SBS
A COUNTRY PRACTICE – role: Rebecca Mills.  JNP Films
LOVELESS – role; Joan. Generation Films / SBS
TOMORROW’S END – role: Irene (Main cast).   Film Australia
POLICE RESCUE – role: Susie.  Southern Star Xanadu/ ABC
THE FLYING DOCTORS – role: Vicki.  Crawford Productions
THE GIRL FROM TOMORROW – role: Irene (Mast cast). Film Australia
GRIM PICKINGS – role: Jill Mission.  SAFC
WRECK OF THE STINSON – role: Viola.  Kennedy Miller.
JESSICA – role: Carol. AFTRS
RELATIVE MERITS – role: Alana. ABC TV.

FILM

GINGERS (short film) – role: Georgie’s Mother.  Dir: Lily Rolfe.
OFFSIDE – role: Sam (Lead).  Dir: Richard Vilensky / AFTRS
NATALIE WOOD: LAST CHILD.  Role; Crew Member.  Dir: Peter Bogdanovich
FUTURE TENSE – role: Senator Benson.  Dir; Jean de Segonzac.
BABE – role; Various character voices.  Dir; Chris Noonan. Kennedy Miller
SPIDER AND ROSE – role: Screamer.  Dendy Films
FRAUDS – role: Margaret.  Dir: Stephen Elliott
TIL THERE WAS YOU – role; Margot. Dir: John Seale.
BOYS IN THE ISLAND – role: Vera Miles. Esmarlo
OUT OF THE BODY – role: Barbara. David Hannay Productions
THE EVERLASTING SECRET FAMILY – role: Judge’s Associate. Indian Pacific Films.

THEATRE

AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE –role: Miss Reardon. Dir; Nico Papademetriou. Darlinghurst Theatre
CATHOLIC SCHOOL GIRLS – role: Main cast. Dir: Kingston Anderson.  Darlinghurst Theatre
QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS – role: Anita. Marian St Theatre.
MILO – Sydney Theatre Co
EUROPE – role: Barbara. Stables Theaetre
STRAIGHT AND NARROW – role: Louis. Peter & Ellen Williams
AN EVENING WITH MERV HUGHES – role: Susan. Theatre of Comedy.
LIPSTICK DREAMS – role: Jess. Q Theatre / Glenn St Street.
I HATE HAMLET – role: Felicia. Marian St Theatre
WOMEN OF TROY – role: Athene. Sydney Theatre Co
ON TOP OF THE WORLD – role: Stephanie.  Q Theatre.
LIPSTICK DREAMS – role: Jess.  Elizabethan Theatre Trust.
LIPSTICK DREAMS – role: Jess.  New England Theatre Co
JUST BETWEEN OURSELVES – role; Pam. New England Theatre Co
NO WORRIES – role: Mum. Q Theatre
JABBERWOCKY – role: Slythiest Tove. Phillip St Theatre
ON THE WALLABY – role: Margaret.  WA Theatre Co.
ANTIGONE – role: Antigone. Hole in the Wall, WA.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS – role; Estelle. Dir; Simon Phillips.  WA Theatre Co.

WRITING CREDITS

Co-Writer Lipstick DreamsNew England Theatre Co / Australian Elizabethan Theatre trust
Victoria 1990/Perth 1991/UK Production 1991/Sydney/1992-93
Writer Lipstick Dreams TV series – Beyond International
Co-writer Happy Families – Riverina Theatre Company
Writer/Producer The Harlettes – Opera in the Pub and the Girls Stand Up

COACHING / TEACHING

Drama CoachHome & Away drama series for 4 years, Seven Network 2001-2004
Accent CoachUSA accent  – various commercials 2007/2008/2009
Dialect Coach Packed to the Rafters – English dialect coaching 2009.
Corporate Coach COUP live & corporate. 2007-current.

TRAINING

1985 WAAPA (Western Australian Academy Performing Arts) Graduate
1981 BA Dip Ed (Drama) – University of NSW

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