4 Tips to Prepare You for Acting School

Whether you’ve been acting since childhood or didn’t discover your love for the craft until later in life, one thing is common among many who are passionate about acting: the desire to make acting their career path. Making it as an actor can be hard work, but when you combine experience and talent with the right education and a degree from a quality acting school, you can give yourself the edge to succeed. But once you’ve decided to go to acting school – what comes next? Here are four tips to help you prepare for attending – and succeeding –… read more

“I Want to Learn How to Act. What Classes Should I Start With?”

At KD Conservatory, you might often hear us bragging on our degree programs, including our Acting Program, and for good reason – these 15-month programs offer our acting students incredible instruction, with award-winning faculty, immersive and hands-on experience, and a well-rounded body of education. However, we realize that a complete degree program may not be right for you just yet. Maybe you’re not out of high school yet, but want to gain some acting education – or maybe you’ve never acted before, and want to try out a class or two to test it out.  If you’re not yet ready… read more

How Adult Improv Classes Can Benefit You

Improvisation classes for adults are more popular than ever! Improv classes aren’t just for acting students; some Ivy League business schools are requiring their students take improv acting classes to help with their careers.  So how can taking improv classes help you?  In addition to honing your acting skills, learning the art of improvisation can help in areas from public speaking to professional development and even interpersonal relationships – if communication requires thinking on your feet, training in improvisation can benefit your life. 1. Decrease your social stress Life is all about dealing with the unexpected; and for many of… read more

Spotlight On: KD Conservatory’s Acting Program

Are you thinking about attending acting school and wondering which program is right for you? If you’re considering KD Conservatory, we think you’ve already taken a step in the right direction. However, we also believe that the best decision is an informed decision. Read on to learn more about what KD Conservatory’s program entails – and what to expect from this top Dallas acting school.   Admissions Our 15-month acting program takes place over the course of four semesters, at the end of which students will earn an associate’s degree. Our program is open to all students; no prospective student… read more

How Acting Classes Can Help a Shy Child Blossom

For a many children, the idea of public speaking, and of being the center of attention, can cause jitters. But for shy children, these experiences can be absolutely nerve-wracking. For many of these kids, children’s acting classes and workshops can provide the tools and environment they need to help them develop their confidence, embrace creativity, and break out of the confines of their shyness. Building Confidence Through Practice Acting classes allow children to not only develop skills and techniques to make them more effective at public speaking, performing and socializing with others, but let them do so at a gradual… 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