Helene Mengert brings nearly 20 years of experience in educational theatre to Thaden. For ten years she served as the Director of Performing Arts at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, where she founded the arts program for Holy Spirit’s new upper school. Most recently, she has been directing and teaching drama at Nextstage Theatre in Sun Valley, Idaho. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English with honors at Notre Dame and a master’s degree in English from the University of Georgia.
Helene learned to mountain bike during her time in Idaho and looks forward to exploring the Northern Arkansas trails with her English Springer Spaniels, Dexter and Tara.