Dear Theatre Geeks, Drama Queens and Film Nerds! Hey! My name is Tiffany, and I was once in your position – a high school senior stressed about finding the perfect college and trying to figure out my path. One day, I was online searching for acting programs when I came across KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. I made the drive out to Dallas from Florida, nervously auditioned for the acting program, and the rest is history. My time at KD was life – changing, I arrived for orientation nervous, afraid and without friends, and left with a… read more
A special 40th anniversary tribute to A CHORUS LINE will took place on Thursday, April 16 in honor of the first performance of this legendary musical that premiered in The Public’s Newman Theater 40 years ago and went on to make musical theater history. Michael Serrecchia, KD Conservatory’s Musical Theatre Chair, was a part of this celebration as one of the original cast member of A CHORUS LINE. To commemorate this landmark event, the cast of the critically-acclaimed musical HAMILTON, currently playing on the same Newman stage, presented original cast members of A CHORUS LINE with a plaque that will… read more
Lisa London, CSA came to KD Studio/KD Conservatory, Dallas, TX on December 6 & 7, 2014 for a workshop for Teens and Children on auditioning for film and television. The weekend started with an agents panel for parents to answer any questions about the entertainment industry and how to submit to an agent. Several agents came from: Kim Dawson, Campbell, Core, Clutts, Agency Dallas and Linda McAllister Agencies. KD Instructor, Phyllis Cicero sat in and commented that she learned so much in just that one hour on how the industry works for children and came away with very important information for… read more
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 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
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
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 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 Conservatory & 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
Featuring: Justin Labosco – Acting Performance Grad Stephanie Fischer – Acting & Musical Theatre Grad Brittanee Bailey – Musical Theatre Grad Kia Boyer – Musical Theatre Grad Heath Billups – Musical Theatre Grad Timothy Starling – Imagination Player Alum Crew/Tech: Tyler Case – Motion Picture Production Grad Brady Tulk – Motion Picture Production Grad Jeff Keas – Motion Picture Production Current Student Adriana Aguilera – Motion Picture Production Current Student Directed by: Ryan Matthieu Smith – Designer for Imagination Players Great job everyone!!
KD Conservatory would like to congratulate Holt Boggs (KD Conservatory Graduate) on landing a recurring role on the new TV series Revolution !!! While at KD, Holt did every play, commercial and short film he could, to gain experience. He met William Kaufman on the set of one of the shorts and the two co-wrote their first feature film, ‘The Prodigy’ together. Holt is in pre-production for several projects including feature film ‘Bigfoot Wars’. He was recently seen on ‘Dallas’ and has had several guest roles on television including ‘Sons of Anarchy’, ‘The Resolve’ and ‘Men of a Certain Age’…. read more