My acting instructor is nominated for an Emmy!

Allison Tollman

As a working actor, it is always exciting on the semi-rare occasion when you or someone you know, books a really great gig!  So to be browsing the internet and discover that a recent acting teacher of yours, has just been nominated for an Emmy… well that is nothing short of inspiring! Allison Tolman, the now Emmy nominated actress from the now multi-nominated (18 to be exact!) new, hit television series “Fargo,” was at one time, not too long ago, my Voice teacher at KD College, a subsidiary of KD Studio Inc. Allison can be seen frequenting the Entertainment section… read more

SFUAD and KD College Announce Articulation Agreement for Acting, Musical Theatre and Film Students

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Qualified KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts students seeking a bachelor’s degree will now have a seamless transition to SFUAD Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) today announced an articulation agreement with KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts that offers a seamless transition for KD Acting, Musical Theatre (http://www.kdstudio.com/) and Film students to transfer into a four-year degree program in Santa Fe. The articulation agreement, uncommon in the state of Texas for a career college and university, allows KD College students to receive special pricing and streamlined admissions to SFUAD. The provisions also eliminate… read more

KD College Alumni – Sweatbox Refugee Dance Concert

August 8th and 9th at KD College Black Box Theatre Dallas, TX  KD College is proud to announce the second annual KD College Musical Theatre Alumni show, Sweat Box Refugees, to be held at the KD College Black Box Theatre 2600 N Stemmons Frwy Suite 117 Dallas, TX 75207 on Friday, August 8th and Saturday, August 9th at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $15 at the door on Friday, August 8th with a chance to win an original painting by KD College’s own Mark Mullino.  Tickets on Saturday, August 9th are $10 at the door.   The alumni show includes choreographers:… read more

Watch “The Bridge” on FX tonight, July 23rd with KD College Alum, Julio Cedillo

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Julio Cedillo, KD College Alum, recently finished his work on two episodes of FX hit television series the bridge.  Watch one of the episodes tonight! The Bridge: Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.Creators: Elwood Reid, Björn Stein, Meredith Stiehm   Cedillo also has new new film, FRONTERA, starring Ed Harris, Eva Longhoria and Michael Peña,  opening July 31st . Watch the trailer  FRONTERA – Official Trailer KD College wishes Julio continued success in his steady career as a film and television actor.

Zombie Prom the Musical – Opens tomorrow – July 24th!

Zombie Prom

Buy your tickets today for Teen Summer Musical …Zombie Prom. BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM Show runs:  Thursday July 24th – Sunday July 27th What:            Zombie Prom                         Directed by Terri Ferguson                         Choreographed by Stephanie Butler                         Musical Direction by Lynn Ambrose   Where:        KD Studio Theatre                       Trinity River Arts Center                       2600 Stemmons Frwy.                       Suite 180                       Dallas, TX 75207   When:          July 24-27 , 2014                       Thursday through Saturday 7 pm                       Saturday and Sunday 2 pm   Tickets:      $8 Students-$15 General Admission DALLAS, TEXAS KD Studio’s Imagination Players’ teen  production is Zombie Prom with Music by Dana P. Rowe,… read more

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 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

Best Acting College

        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