Faculty/Staff Bio

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Helena W. Fifer

B.A., New York University



Work Phone: 860-945-7857

Year Appointed: 1996

An actress in her own right, Helena teaches beginning and advanced acting, comedy and improvisation, as well as a course in public speaking. At Taft, she has directed Scapino, Arsenic and Old Lace, Black Comedy, You Can’t Take It With You, Noises Off, Santaland Diaries, Charlie Brown, Steel Magnolias, and Eleemosynary, among others. For ten years she was freelance event coordinator at New York’s Catherdral of St. John the Divine. She was concert and event coordinator and director of Children’s Theater at L’Ensemble in Cambridge, New York, and also worked at Kira Films and Independent Commercial Production Companies. While at NYU she interned at ABC Documentaries, PBS Documentaries and the Dick Cavett Show. She enjoys choral singing and spending time in Nova Scotia.

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