KD College Dance instructor – Paula Morelan choreographs – “Broken” the musical

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KD College dance instructor – Paula Morelan choreographs:  Broken – The Musical  with KD College current student Michael D’Andre Childs as Dance Captain and performer. Opening Night Gala – July 25th   -  (50% of proceeds to benefit Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center) Broken is a story about tragedy. And about justice. But most of all, it’s a story about the power of the human spirit to overcome one of the most deeply personal and damaging events one can endure, rape. With an original story by Monica Martino and music by Aaron Fryklund, Broken follows the path of Mona as she… read more

Patrick Emile Work Goes to New York

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Michael Serrecchia, KD College’s Musical Theatre Chair, is directing this new musical! Local composer Patrick Emile has a new musical, As We Lie Still, being performed at the New York Musical Theatre Workshop in July.

COWBOYS OF COLOR, with KD College Film Production graduates, Coy Poitier and Jacolby Percy

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Dallas International Film Festival filmmakers visited the DIFF Studios at Holiday Inn Park Cities on Saturday, April  5th, 2014 to talk about their projects. See interviews from COWBOYS OF COLOR, with KD College Motion Picture Production graduates, Coy Poitier and Jacolby Percy.

KD College Premiers 2 Films & 2014 High School Day Event at the Dallas International Film Festival

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        DIFF 2014 High School Day-April 4 Film School 411 What college should I go to? We can help students with that question. This twist on a high school round table, will bring alumni college students from all over the Texas area that are currently working in the industry, to fill in these guys about the inside scoop on the film school they attended. The alumni will answer questions, and talk about what their program was like and why it was a great film school to go to. If students are really considering film as a career,… read more

Texas Black Film Festival

Congratulations to Motion Picture Production Graduates: Coy Poitier and Jacolby Percy on their recent wins at the Texas Black Film Festival (TBFF).   KD College is very proud of you!   BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARIES Cowboys of Color – Multi-Cultural Legacy (Directed by Coy Poitier and Jacolby Percy – Dallas TX) Written by KD College instructor:  Carolyn McCormick   You Tube Video – Trailer for Cowboys of Color:   It also won… BEST TEXAS FILM Cowboys of Color – Multi-Cultural Legacy (Directed by Coy Poitier and Jacolby Percy – Dallas TX)   THE AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD  went to “Ritechus Cry” (Directed by… read more

Director of the KD College TA Taylor – Martin Sheen

KD College’s Director – TA Taylor has been asked to do a reading with Martin Sheen Martin Sheen will participate in the staged reading in Dallas of Noah’s Ark, a new play inspired by James Douglass’ bestselling book, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters. Noah’s Ark, by Pittsburgh playwright Ginny Cunningham, has been three years in development and will have a public staged reading at Unity Church of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane, at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 21, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. James Douglass will… read more

Critical Rant says Michael Serrecchia’s latest Project “Solid Gold”

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Michael Serrecchia’s  (Musical Theatre Program Chair) latest project “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” is getting rave reviews. Here are a few quotes from Critical Rant “Stage director Michael Serrecchia could take a big musical like “The King and I” and produce it in a closet with a full cast and make it shine.” “Serrecchia upped the show’s game by casting tall, angular, sad-eyed Folsom in the lead, a charismatic regional professional with multi-dimensional chops.” “To reiterate, a strong, talented ensemble, directed handily by a top-flight director with impeccable instincts” “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” runs Wednesday through Sunday through November 3, 2013… read more

Water Tower Theatre interviews Michael Serrecchia

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Water Tower Theatre interviews Michael Serrecchia Musical Theatre Program Chair. Water Tower Theatre sits down with Michael Serrecchia to discuss his career and latest project Directing HANK WILLIAMS:  LOST HIGHWAY.

Drama and Theater Arts: One of the best choices for finding a job

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Drama and Theater Arts: One of the best choices for finding a job Yahoo Education quoting statistics from a recent Georgetown University study on unemployment rates for recent graduates found even in a down economy, people want to be entertained.  Some of the findings included Drama & Theater Arts unemployment rates of only 6.4% compared with other fields of study like Architecture at 13.9% and Commercial Art and Graphic Design at 11.8%. KD College & KD Studio have some the highest placement rates after graduation in the United States.  If you are considering a career in Acting, Musical Theatre or Motion… read more

KD’s Faculty in HOT Show – The Winter’s Tale

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KD Faculty is in Dallas’ – Hot Show: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ at Addison Circle Park Directed by: Rene Moreno (KD – Acting Faculty) Cast includes: T.A. Taylor (Director of KD College) and Vanessa DeSilvio (Instructor of Voice) www.shakespearedallas.org/productions/the-winters-tale Lawson Taitte – Theater Critic “If you doubt Shakespeare Dallas can do elegant, go see The Winter’s Tale. The play is a minitragedy followed by a minicomedy, both breathing the atmosphere of myth and fairy tale. King Leontes of Sicilia (T.A. Taylor) and his queen Hermione (Michelle Courtney Schwartz) are hosting his old friend King Polixenes of Bohemia (Neil Rogers). Leontes, for… read more