Helen Cherry

A young woman with Down syndrome poses for a portrait photo, her light blonde hair tied back. She has light blue eyes and wears a dark blue tank top.

Helen is a Dancer and a Performer. She plays Flo, the main character in Extraordinary Bodies‘ multi-sensory show Splash!. She is also Dance Leader with Lancashire based DanceSyndrome and works regularly with DaDaFest. Over the past years, she has performed as lead role in “Lit aDrift” at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and been a TV extra for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, including 15 episodes on Coronation Street.

When Helen isn’t on stage or under the spotlights, she is studying for her Level 3 British Sign Language Certificate, swimming or learning to play the violin.


Extraordinary Bodies is the partnership between Diverse City and Cirque Bijou.

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