Clara Helms

Clara Helms

Internationally acclaimed Pop Opera-Contemporary singer-songwriter, Clara Helms is one of Australia's most popular and sought-after talents taking on the world. With two Australian Prime Ministers, The Governor of Western Australia and the international corporate elite among those to have been moved by her pure soprano voice, Clara has opened ... Show more »
Internationally acclaimed Pop Opera-Contemporary singer-songwriter, Clara Helms is one of Australia's most popular and sought-after talents taking on the world. With two Australian Prime Ministers, The Governor of Western Australia and the international corporate elite among those to have been moved by her pure soprano voice, Clara has opened for international greats such as Il Divo, headlining at the Marina Bay Sands Christmas Event in Singapore hosted by David Beckham and singing the Australian Nation Anthem at International sporting events. Titled by the people as "The Voice of an Angel".With Dual Australian / American citizenship, this soprano is also an esteemed actress, dancer and presenter.She is a Bachelor of Classical Music Performance (Singing) Graduate from the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (W.A.A.P.A), a student from the University of Western Australia (U.W.A) where she studied Italian, French and German languages (having also spent 3 months studying Italian at Instituto Italiano in Florence, Italy), and a dedicated student of Speech & Drama (A.M.E.B and Trinity College London T.C.L.) with a Grade 8 Performance Certificate in Speech & Drama from T.C.L. Clara is also a Western Australian Finalist from Channel 7's 'Australia's Got Talent'.Clara has been involved in 9 short films, 3 feature films including the supporting lead actress in Western Australian feature film thriller, "Foreshadow" where she played the role of the vivacious Susie Taylor as well as a featured extra in 'The Reckoning'. Clara was a main actor in musical video 'Beautiful' and has featured in 2 TVCs and a webseries, "AshBecLee". Clara also played the sweet French ingénue, Julia, in the stage play "Zastrozzi". Clara was also the presenter for a Real Estate Home Movie.Clara has also been involved in a few world premiere musicals. She was a lead in the musical premier 'The Last Maharajah', in the Sydney production of "Loves Lessons Learnt" and "Carmen-the Musical" and in the Western Australian premier of the musical "Nine" playing the famous movie star, Claudia Nardi.In 2015 Clara completed her self-titled Debut EP consisting of three originals and a spine chilling cover of the beautiful 'Hallelujah' by Leonard Cohen. This EP marks the first time Clara will be sharing her original compositions. Her first track, 'Who Am I' is a sensual contemporary ballad infused with a glass shattering high vocal cadenza. The second track, 'It's Over', is an empowering Anti Cyber Bullying song aimed at raising awareness of the trauma associated with Cyber Bullying." Her song "Inspirational" was inspired by and dedicated to the iconic Perth Fashion designer, Ruth Tarvydas who tragically passed away.Due to personal experience, Clara also launched her own "Belief Beyond Bullies Foundation" in 2015, to increase public awareness and inspire self empowerment for young people affected by Cyber Bulling.Clara, a proud ambassador for her community, in participation with the Perth Rotary Club, raised money to support those affected by the Queensland floods by holding a number of small concerts. She also recently organized a major Fire Relief Concert for her childhood home town of Roleystone in April 2011, raising $10,035.Clara first became passionate about performing after commencing extensive dance training at 3 years old and later receiving Honours for her Teachers Certificate in Classical Ballet. She is trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Character, Contemporary and Argentine Tango. Show less «