Helen Donnelly


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014 - 2020Duty Manager & Events Assistant
Various eventsCecil Sharp House
2018 - 2020Projects & Production Events Manager
Various eventsNational Theatre Studio
2019Exhibition Production Manager
All Kinds of LimboNational Theatre Studio
2019Exhibition Production Manager
Costume At The NTNational Theatre Studio
2017 - 2018Projects & Production Events Coordinator
Various eventsNational Theatre Studio
2011 - 2017Theatre Director
Various productions in the UK and IrelandVarious: Lyric Theatre Belfast, MAC Belfast, Cresent Arts Centre, Ulster Hall, Black Box, Gaiety Theatre, Churchill Theatre Bromley, Finborough Theatre, Rich Mix, Westminister Reference Library, Old Red Lion, Albany Theatre
2014 - 2017Talks & Platforms Assistant
NT Talks & PlatformsNational Theatre Studio
2016 - 2017Up Next Young Company Coordinator
Up Next Gala 2017National Theatre Studio
2014 - 2017Usher
Ticketing / Front of house
NT Rep PerformancesNational Theatre Studio
2016 - 2017Duty Manager & Receptionist
Various eventsSiobhan Davies Dance Studios
2014 - 2015Resident Assistant Director
Almost Near, The Immortal Hour, Hostage Song, John FergusonFinborough Theatre
2012 - 2014Theatre Host
Ticketing / Front of house
Commercial toursGrand Opera House Belfast
  • Education

    2010MA Merit in Theatre DirectingRoyal Holloway, University of London
    2009BA 1st Class Honours in DramaQueen's University Belfast

    Additional Skills

    Event planning/management, event production, venue management, health and safety and risk management, budget management, logistics management, arts administration, supplier sourcing,

    About me

    I am an Event Manager with 6 years’ experience of planning and managing live events and exhibitions at culturally significant spaces across the arts and cultural sector. I have a creative background, having originally trained as a Theatre Director, and now channel my creativity into delivering exceptional events and memorable experiences. I am known for my tenacity to drive events from concept through to completion, my meticulous attention to detail, my ability to develop strong working relationships and my passion for collaboration

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    Interested in
    • Education
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    DBS checked
    • No
    Experienced In
    • Concerts
    • Corporate
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Festivals
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Outdoor Events
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Stand Up Comedy
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    Industry Training
    • Fire Warden
    • First Aid (Any)
    • IOSH Working Safely Certificate