How to Break Your Child into the Entertainment Industry

1st – You need an agent and professional-quality headshots. You can get headshots done at any local photography studio. While your child should look good in their headshots, keep in mind that these aren’t glamour shots. Your child should still look like themselves. Casting directors will quickly get annoyed if they call your child in for an audition based on their headshot and they show up looking completely different. As for getting an agent, we have a list of local talent agents here on our website. However, just meeting with an agent is not the end of the story… 2nd… read more

How to be more confident for your on-camera audition

Going in for an on-camera audition can be pretty nerve-wracking. You’ll be auditioning in front of a bunch of people whom you don’t know and you’ll only have a little bit of time to prove yourself. However, in the audition process, being charming and confident instead of nervous can be the difference between being a standout or just another face in the lineup. So here are a few tips and things to think about to help you be more confident for your on-camera auditions: Everyone gets nervous. Every actor walking into an audition is nervous. Even seasoned actors experienced with… read more

How to Get Your Child Acting Experience

Whether they dream of gracing the stages of Broadway or becoming the next Disney star, many children get bitten by the acting bug at a very young age. They want nothing more than to follow the path they love, and as parents, you want to give them all the tools and skills they’ll need to succeed. Below, we touch on a few ways you can help your child get acting experience. Acting Classes In school every day, your child receives lessons in many of the subject areas they need to have experience in: reading, history, and math, among other subjects…. read more

Announcing the Imagination Players FAME Scholarship Contest

You know you’re a star – why not show the world what you can do? Well, now you can! KD Conservatory’s very own Imagination Players are holding a summer camp scholarship contest, with the winner landing a spot in our summer camp production of FAME Jr. If you’re between the ages of 13 and 19, it’s simple to enter. Just upload a video of yourself performing your favorite musical number (solos only, please) to the Imagination Players Facebook page by May 30, 2012. Rehearsals for the show will be held Monday-Friday starting July 16, with performances to be held August… read more

The Benefits of Acting, Filmmaking, and Musical Theatre Camps

Now that spring has sprung, summer is just around the corner. For children and teens, that means a two or three month break from school to relax or go to the pool every day. For parents, it means the despairing cries of, “I’m sooooo bored” are also just around the corner. Fortunately, there are options to keep kids and teens occupied and following their passions, even during the summer months – with acting and musical theatre camps at KD Conservatory. Who should attend summer camp at KD Conservatory? Our camps cater to each student’s level – from the beginner to… read more