3 Tips Every Actor Needs to Know

Listen to direction. A director needs to know that they can get what they want out of an actor. Even if you’re a phenomenal actor, directors will not want to work with you if you can’t take direction. Responding well to direction, being able to change how you perform a scene, will make directors much more eager to work with you. Visualize a scene when performing it. When acting, you need to visualize where your scene is taking place and then project that image onto your performance space. If you’re gesturing to a clock or a door, put it in… 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 Conquer Stage Fright

            Stage fright is said to be the number one fear reported by adults, topping flying, sickness, and even death. So how do we conquer the stage when we can’t stop thinking about the audience? Just by facing your fear, you will develop an empowering confidence in yourself. We asked our Alumni what they do to combat their stage fright, here’s what they said: You’re going to be nervous and that’s ok! It’s about controlling that energy and using it to your advantage before and during the experience. Stand or sit in a confident posture before… read more

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

Spotlight On: KD Conservatory’s Musical Theatre Program

Does your dream career involve performing under the bright lights of the stage, or working hard behind the scenes in musical theatre? To succeed in a career in musical theatre, the first thing you’ll need is a strong background through education and experience. That’s where KD Conservatory’s Musical Theatre Degree Program comes in. Think this program could be right for you? Read on to learn more about what our Musical Theatre Degree Program has to offer. What to Expect KD Conservatory’s Musical Theatre Degree Program is a four-semester program in which students will earn their Associate of Applied Arts in… read more

Beyond High School: How to Prepare Now for a Career in Acting

For some high school students drama or theatre is just another elective. For others, however, acting is a way of life – and an acting career the ultimate goal.  But if you want to be an actor after high school, you’ll need to prepare to take your skills and experience to the next level. However, that doesn’t mean waiting around until you graduate to figure out your next move; by starting to plan for your higher education and eventual career in acting now, while still in high school, you can give yourself a valuable head start on every step of… read more

Choose KD Conservatory

There are a number of things to consider when you are choosing a fine arts college in Texas. So how do you go about selecting the right film and performing arts college for you? Try answering some of these questions to see if KD Conservatory is right for you: Does The Location Of My Film School Matter? In both real estate and choosing the right film school or acting school, it’s all about location, location, location! KD Conservatory is located in the sprawling Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Here you will find that the quality of life in Dallas is high because… 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