Helen Juvonen

Helen Juvonen, Producer & Artistic Director of Thought For Food

Helen is the founder and Artistic Director of Thought For Food Productions as well as an independent actor, director, producer and writer.

With Thought For Food she has produced, directed and/or appeared in over a dozen shows. For the company she has directed Agnes of God, The Birthday Party, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and The Universal Wolf.  She has developed several new works including The Cousins of Corsica as well as her own plays The Aleatory Project and a little faux pas.  Most recently for the company, Helen produced and performed in an all-female version of Measure for Measure.

As an actor, Helen’s credits include: Aunt Dan and Lemon (Shadowtime Productions) Much Ado About Nothing (Spadina House Museum/Single Thread Theatre Company); Beauty and the Beast (Sudbury Theatre Centre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Casa Loma); Twelfth Night (Urban Bard); Volpone (Ontario Renaissance Festival); Macbeth (Shakespeare in the Square) and Spring Awakening (Ranevsky Repertory Theatre).

Other credits include co-creating and performing in the puppet play Handle With Care (Toronto FringeKids!); directing Rearview (Toronto & Calgary Fringe Festivals); Assistant Director for Yarn (SummerWorks) and The Misanthrope (Guild Festival Theatre).

Helen is also a Jeopardy! champion.