Women in Film honor Film Chair, Dennis Bishop and former instuctor Allison Tolman at the Topaz Awards

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Women in Film Dallas delighted to announce DENNIS BISHOP as 2014 Topaz Gratitude Award Honoree.  The Gratitude Award is presented to an outstanding individual who has served as a gracious benefactor and contributed time and effort to television and film presence in the Metroplex and the great state of Texas. Dennis has made giving back to the film community – especially the Texas film community – a priority and this November 22 at WIFD’s Topaz Awards Gala he joins the ranks of previous honorees Larry Hagman, Chuck Norris, and Don Stokes.  A native Texan, Dennis’ film career began with corporate videos in the 1970’s to… read more

KD Conservatory 4th Semester Project – Addiction – is playing at the Lake Charles Film Festival, Saturday, October 11, 2014

KD Conservatory Graduate, Zachary Kelly’s film Addiction, will be screening at the Lake Charles Film Festival this Saturday, October 11 at the end of the 9pm shorts block. Addiction was the 4th semester final project from the Spring 2013 graduating class.  It started out as a webisode but several months ago Zack re-edited the Addiction Webisode series (3 episodes) into a single short film and began submitting the film to film festivals. It worked! Congratulations to Zack Kelly and the Film class of Spring 2013! If you want to see the rest of the schedule click on the link. http://www.lakecharlesfilmfestival.com/schedule.html  

Congratulations to the Summer 2014 Graduates!

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KD Conservatory is proud to present the graduating classes of  Summer 2014 .   We are so proud of all their accomplishments both in our school and outside.  We wish them all the best as they continue their journey in the world of Entertainment!   Summer 2014 ACTING Graduating Class: Bottom row: Colton Brown, LaTonya Coleman, Kalita Gales, Edwin Williams Middle Row: Jermaine Emerson, Sierra J.J., Taylor Robinson, Dominique Edwards Top Row: Brian Loomis, Alfonso Davis, Blake McNamara, Dylan Haymond   Summer 2014 FILM Graduating Class: From Left to Right:  David Ryan, Jeff Keas, Tanner White, Michael Goldermann, Michael Nadler, Adriana Aguilera

DTC’s – Rocky Horror Picture Show…featuring KD Alum, Current Students and Instructor!

Rocky Horror Show

  KD Conservatory is excited to see so many of our “own” featured in the cult classic…Rocky Horror Show, currently at the Dallas Theater Center! KD Graduate, Justin Labosco will be playing the role of Rocky while Cloud Allen, KD Grad and Jamison Green, Current KD student are featured as Transylvanians.   KD’s Shakespeare Instructor, Alex Organ, will be playing the role of the most famous A**hole, Brad! For more information and to buy tickets, Visit Dallas Theater Center’s Website: http://www.dallastheatercenter.org Let’s do the Time Warp again! Four decades after its Broadway premiere, The Rocky Horror Show is back with delicious, gender-bending abandon!… read more

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 Conservatory, a subsidiary of KD Studio Inc. Allison can be seen frequenting the Entertainment section… read more

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


Qualified KD Conservatory 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 Conservatory 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 Conservatory students to receive special pricing and streamlined admissions to SFUAD. The provisions also eliminate… read more

KD Conservatory Alumni – Sweatbox Refugee Dance Concert

August 8th and 9th at KD Conservatory Black Box Theatre Dallas, TX  KD Conservatory is proud to announce the second annual KD Conservatory Musical Theatre Alumni show, Sweat Box Refugees, to be held at the KD Conservatory 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 Conservatory’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 Conservatory Alum, Julio Cedillo

The Bridge

Julio Cedillo, KD Conservatory 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 Conservatory 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 Conservatory Dance instructor – Paula Morelan choreographs – “Broken” the musical


KD Conservatory dance instructor – Paula Morelan choreographs:  Broken – The Musical  with KD Conservatory 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