Helene Pivette started her career by creating and touring in various theaters with the show DUOCLOCK, inspired by Laurel and Hardy and Buster Keaton.
She has appeared in a leading role in ECLIPSED, an Irish play that premiered in Paris, France. The famous film MAGDALENE SISTERS was based on this play.
She worked as an actress rehearsing with Laetitia Casta in the following films:
DO NOT DISTURB (France)
LA NOUVELLE GUERRE DES BOUTONS (France)
FRENCH WOMEN (France)
DES LENDEMAINS QUI CHANTENT (France)
UNA DONNA PER AMICA (Italy)
She was the assistant director on AN ADDRESS TO THE ACADEMY by Franz Kafka, adapted and directed by Jack Garfein at the Mathurins Theater in Paris. This play is now considered for New York and London productions.
She has appeared in various plays by Genet, Strindberg, Ibsen, Chekhov, Osborne and Shakespeare in Paris.
Recently she has been invited to be an observer at the ACTORS STUDIO in NY and LA.
At present she is working on an adaptation of the play SAINT JOAN by George Bernard Shaw.
She is also preparing a one-woman show OUT OF MY LIFE.
Helene Pivette is a graduate of the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris) where she majored in theater arts. Early on she taught acting to children while attending the Atelier International de Theatre (Atelier Blanche Salant et Paul Weaver) for two years. Additionally, she studied acting in Paris with Jack Waltzer and Andreas Voutsinas, members of the ACTORS STUDIO.
She is a member of Jack Garfein’s Studio Acting Group. Jack Garfein is the internationally famous director and founder of the ACTORS STUDIO WEST in Los Angeles, USA.