About

Helen Millington MA MSTSD

Lincoln School of Speech and Drama

Helen has been directing, acting and producing theatre for 25 years and, as such, has gained extensive experience in a wide variety of performance-related fields. She attended university as a mature student and graduated from the Lincoln School of Performing Arts (LSPA) at the University of Lincoln with an honours degree in Drama, before returning to complete a Masters degree in Contemporary British Theatre. During her undergraduate studies, she undertook a number of specialisms including Twentieth Century American Drama, Aspects of Acting, Early Modern Drama, Theatre and Consciousness and Restoration to Melodrama.

Following graduation, Helen began teaching speech and drama, English and vocal techniques to a wide range of students, from coaching children and young people through Trinity certificates, to assisting students taking GCSE and ‘A’ Level English and helping people with presentation and voice techniques. She also assists students with essay writing skills, personal statements and script editing. Helen teaches all aspects of theatre and performance skills, and has a particular interest in verse, prose and contemporary theatre.

  • Member of the Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama (STSD)
  • Member of the Lincoln Shakespeare Company from 1996
  • Trustee of the Wolfit Festival of Music, Drama and Verse
  • Lincoln Music and Drama Festival Committee member (LMDF)
  • Holds certificates from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), and Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Runs drama clubs for young performers at local primary schools
  • Ambassador for Terry O’Toole theatre
  • Invigilator at Sir Robert Pattinson Academy
  • Specialist in verse, prose, contemporary British theatre, performance, speech and vocal techniques