Meet director and coach
Helene Kaufman Lundstrom
Helene grew up in Bara, Sweden. Singing, dancing and acting has been a big part of Helene’s life since childhood.
She started singing in church choir at age 11, the choir travelled around the country to perform. Around the same age she joined a local acting group that worked on acting technique and improv when they had their classes. Helene got her first leading role in one of their musicals at the age of 14.
At age 14 Helene started taking voice lessons at the University of Music in Malmo where she studied for 3 years. She kept taking voice lessons, studying with 8 different teachers through her years of studying.
Her real passion for dance started at age 11 when she started taking classes on a weekly basis, taking as many classes as time would allow:)
After finishing her performing arts based high school Helene auditioned for the Ballet Academy in Gothenburg (Musical theater program) and she got in.
Shortly after moving back home to Malmo she got the lead role as the Narrator in “Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamboat”, she played the role for 2 years to sold out houses.
During this time Helene also auditioned for the role of Pocahontas in Disney’s movie Pocahontas where she got accepted to do both speaking and singing. Helene continued to work for Walt Disney doing voice overs for 4 more years, work including Pocahontas and Pocahontas II, Lion King, Little Mermaid and Wreck it Ralph II.
Helene’s passion for all 3 art forms, singing, dancing and acting brought a clear path to musical theatre.
Helene’s favorite voice teacher, Jack Abraham, was the one, along side with acting coach David Brunetti, the ones that started Helene’s journey to the US and the way in to USA was through AMDA in NYC.
While down singing in Florida in 2003 Helene met her husband, Kevin, Helene made the move to Florida the following year in 2004. Since moving down here Helene has done musicals, worked as a singer in different bands doing corporate event all over FL and been a chorister at Palm Beach Opera for 5 years performing at Kravis Center.
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