T3 Faculty

 

Caroline Kulinski studied musical theater at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and went on to receive her B.A. in theater at Oglethorpe University. She has participated in master classes with the composer Craig Carnelia as well as dancer Nicole Fosse. She has served as Music Director and Choreographer for high school shows at Pace Academy, where she also created and coordinated the voice and dance sections of the Pace Summer Theater Workshop for five years. She has choreographed musicals at Holy Spirit Preparatory School including A Year With Frog & Toad, on which she was also Music Director. Ms. Kulinski teaches private voice lessons out of her in-home studio and sometimes finds time for theater hair/make-up design as well.  Favorite shows she has worked on include Chicago, Anything Goes, Grease, The Fantasticks and Little Shop of Horrors.

Helene Mengert studied theater at the University of Notre Dame and was accepted to The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York City. She was head of the Drama Department at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville, GA and then went on to direct high school students in drama at the Lovett School in Atlanta. Under her direction, the One-Act Play entry at these schools won three Region Championships and a second place State title - with a Best Actress Award and three Best Actor Awards. Ms. Mengert was then Director of the Junior High Drama department at Pace Academy for four years and directed productions ranging from musicals - You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, to modern dramas - You Can't Take It With You, to classic dramas - The Imaginary Invalid. Ms. Mengert also taught drama classes for the Pace Summer Theater Workshop. She is currently the Performing Arts Chair at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta and in just two short years there the One-Act Plays under her direction have won two Region Championships.