Teacher Bios

Administration & Site Directors

Jonathan GonzalezJonathan Gonzalez is a New Mexico native who lived for 15 years in the San Francisco Bay Area where he served as Education Director for the Marin Shakespeare Company where he was also an actor and teacher in the company. He was a Teaching Artist-in-Residence at The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Marin Theatre Company, Peninsula Youth Theatre in Palo Alto, and Youth-In-Arts in San Rafael. Jonathan has taught theatre in over two dozen schools, and directed and acted in more than 200 productions. Since arriving in Houston he has worked at Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center, The Alley (H.Y.P.E), Country Playhouse, The Tulane Shakespeare Festival in New Orleans, Trebuchet Players, Texas Repertory Theater, Pearland Theater Guild, Prague Shakespeare Festival, Houston Revels, The Dinner Detective, Puppet Pizazz, The Curt Miller Magic and Comedy Show at Moody Gardens, Rice University, Texas A&M, Art Institute of Houston, North, and The University of Houston where he received his MFA in directing. Jonathan came to Main Street in 2009 where he directed a student production of SCAPINO. Since then he has directed and performed in MainStage and Theater for Youth productions. Jonathan is the co-creator of MST’s Peer-To-Peer Shakespeare program which includes a two-person touring show, classes in the public schools, a Summer Shakespeare show for teens, and projects geared towards incarcerated youth. He is the Theater specialist at Post Oak High School, and heads up yearly partnerships with The Houston Public Library in the Gulf Coast Read and Children’s Book celebration programs. Jonathan is the Founding Director of Shakespeare in The Shade Trees, Houston’s newest free outdoor Shakespeare Festival, and is a proud member of The Shakespeare Theatre Association, TCG, and Houston Arts Partners.

Grace CunyusGrace Cunyus is a graduate of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and is currently studying theater at The Theatre School at DePaul University. She has been working at Main Street Theater Camp for five years and is very excited to teach Stagecraft and Theater History at Main Street Theater Camp.
Julie FontenotJulie Fontenot has been teaching for Main Street Theater’s Education Department for five years. Julie also teaches theatre for IACT as well as acting for the camera courses at Page Parkes School of Modeling and Acting. Julie works professionally as an actress for various companies in the Houston area, including Main Street Theater, The A.D. Players, Interactive Children’s Theatre, and Texas Repertory Theatre, as well as appearing in film and commercials. She has toured nationally for the children’s theatre company Hamsptead Players of New Hampshire. She has a degree in theatre from Lamar University.
Caroline Kimzey is thrilled to be returning to camp for another summer. During the school year she serves as a Child Nutrition Specialist for Humble ISD. On the weekends you can find her selling concessions for Main Street's Theater for Youth. Caroline lives in Kingwood with her husband, two teenage sons, dog, and cat. Ms. Kimzey has been an avid fan of New Kids on the Block since the 80's. She also loves Harry Potter and the Muppets. She would like to thank Mr. Jonathan for giving her this chance to help change the lives of youth through theater.
Mitchell Laflin will be a junior this fall at HSPVA. His passion is designing lighting for the stage. Mitchell has worked with Main Street Theater as tech crew and as a camp participant. He has also worked as a production intern at Perry Mansfield in Colorado. Mitchell enjoys the MST friends he has made over the years.
Darcy RaulstonDarcy Lea Raulston, a junior education major at Houston Baptist University, joins Kids on Stage for another fabulous summer. Having been involved with Kids on Stage since she was a camper herself, Darcy is excited to spend another summer with the young actors and actresses of KOS - this time as a site director at the Rice Village location. Having been involved in multiple aspects of theater her whole life (ranging from stage crew, to actor, to house manager, to stagecraft teacher and site director for KOS), Darcy cannot wait to see what fabulous creations will cross the stage this summer!
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