Titanic: Mrs. Thomas Andrews
Enjoy riveting presentations by Denise Vanaria as Helen (Mrs. Thomas) Andrews, widow of one of Titanic’s chief designers who perished with the entire Harland & Wolff “Guarantee Group” on 15 April 1912.
Learn heretofore unknown intimate and heart-rending accounts of the Titanic tragedy and Edwardian society as Ms. Vanaria accurately recreates the life and times of Helen “Nellie” Andrews.
Ms. Vanaria appears in authentic Titanic era attire selected from her large collection of Edwardian clothing. Preparation for a venue takes on average no less than 3-4. A dresser/ attendant to Ms. Vanaria is absolutely essential in preparation for every performance.
Each presentation is unique and the duration usually varies from 45-90 minutes.
Ms. Vanaria’s credits and appearances include, among many others, Robert Ballard’s famous “Titanic Revealed;” the Broadway musical “Titanic,” Voice over artist for “Titanic, Pride of the White Star.” Exhibitions of her meticulously restored Edwardian clothing have appeared around the world and she has for approximately ten years had numerous Titanic artifacts on display at “Titanic the Experience” in Orlando, Fla. She is a Titanic/Andrews historian as well as a consultant on Edwardian fashion and clothing to museums and entertainments. In the course of a lifelong passion for the restoration of Edwardian attire, she has accumulated one of the largest Edwardian clothing collections on the east coast.