KD Conservatory Featured on Examiner.com

August 24, 2012  |  Posted by: Kathy Tyner

Find a snippet below of a wonderful article on Examiner.com about KD Conservatory.  Linda Leonard was interviewed in this amazing piece.


Conventional colleges and universities with classes unrelated to future endeavors are not for everyone. The ninth biggest city in the United States is giving New York City and Los Angeles a run for their money.

Think of Dallas’ KD Conservatory as the next step from a real-life High School Musical. Disney star and X Factor judge Demi Lavato, Glee’s Mark McHale and Mark Salling, CSI’s George Eads and award-winning actor Julio Cedillo attended KD and prospered within their desired entertainment fields.

Since 1979, KD Conservatory has trail-blazed and catalyzed the careers of creative professionals from all over the United States. Potential students have the opportunity to expose themselves to the entertainment industry through degrees in motion picture production, acting, and musical theater.

“I’ve seen a lot of lives change by coming to KD. These aren’t ordinary students,” Linda Leonard, lead musical theatre instructor, said.

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