2600 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite 117, Dallas, TX 75207
KD Studio has become one of the country’s most successful
training grounds for professionals in acting, musical theatre,
and movie production.

KD Conservatory a Subsidiary of KD Studio, Inc. offers a 4-semester program for the Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Musical Theatre. The aim of the conservatory program is to realistically prepare students as performers in the competitive business of Musical Theatre by emphasizing Theatre Classes & Drama Classes with a top notch faculty and staff. At the completion of the program students can expect to have the range and ability to perform varied styles and forms of Musical Theatre and Performing Arts.


Our Musical Theatre Program Chair, Michael Serrecchia, was an original cast member of A Chorus Line for which he received a Special Drama Desk Award and Theatre Critics Circle Award. Other Broadway credits include The Rothchilds; The Selling of the President; Heathen; Lady Audley’s Secret; Seesaw and Sing Happy. He spent four and a half years circling the globe as Chita Rivera’s dance partner in “Chita Plus Two” for which he won a MAC Award. Dallas directing and choreography credits include The regional premiers of: A Class Act (D/FW Theatre Critics Forum Award Best Direction of a Musical) The Full Monty (Column and Stoney Awards for Best Direction and Best Choreography of a Musical) The Light in the Piazza, The Drowsey Chaperone (Dallas Critic’s Choice Award) Next to Normal (D/FW Theatre Critics Forum Award Best Direction of a Musical). Non-regional premiers include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. (D/FW Theatre Critics Forum Award Best Direction of a Musical) On Golden Pond, Lobby Hero, Almost, Maine, Moonlight and Magnolias (Stoney Award Best Direction of a Play) 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Fort Worth Critic’s Award best Direction of a Musical) Duets, It’s Only Life, I’ll Leave it to You and the multi award winning production of Nine, the Musical. MichaelSerrecchia.com

Program Curriculum

This course will develop and reinforce several specific skills; sight singing, interval training, choral singing in harmonies, keyboard skills and the ability to teach themselves new repertoire on their own. The development of these skill sets will enhance the marketability of the student as a performer.

First Semester
15 Weeks


Music Performance Ear Training I
Intro to Acting
Intro to Voice
Ballet I
Jazz Dance I
Piano Class I
Intro to Musical Theater
Dance Performance I – Tap
Second Semester
15 Weeks


Forms of Literature
Musical Theatre Performance I
Acting II
Speech and Phonetics
Ballet II
Dance Performance II – Tap
Human Biology
Third Semester
15 Weeks


Acting III
Ballet III
Dance Performance III – Tap
Jazz Dance II
Social Psychology
History of Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre Performance II
Forms of Literature
Fourth Semester
15 Weeks


Advanced Acting the Song
Musical Audition Techniques
Musical Theatre Performance III
Ballet IV
Musical Theatre I
Jazz Dance III


Our instructors are selected on the basis of their professional experience and educational achievement. In order to ensure the highest standards of professionalism, we seek instructors from those sectors of the entertainment industry which closely relate to the subject area being taught.

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