Douglas James Carter joins the director team for ABC’s hit show The Middle

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D.J. Carter graduated from The King's Academy in 2003. He went on to Samford University where he got his undergraduate degree in Communication Studies. After college he decided to move out to California to pursue his dream of working in the entertainment business....Recently he graduated from the DGA Assistant Director Training Program and has now been accepted into the Director's Guild of America as an Assistant Director...

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The King’s Academy’s Emma Percy accepted to Marymount Manhattan College

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Miss Emma Percy, class of 2015, is continuing The King’s Academy’s long-standing tradition of placing its graduating seniors in the top collegiate theatre programs across the United States. Emma has been a part of The King’s Theatre Company’s production staff over the past three years working her way up to head lighting designer. She has technically designed light plots for both the black box productions as well as the main stage productions. Most recently her incredible work was seen in this past spring’s production of Aida. Emma has been accepted into the highly competitive theatre program of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City where she will be studying technical theatre.

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The King’s Academy’s Christina Layton accepted to Northwestern University

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Miss Christina Layton, class of 2015, is continuing The King’s Academy’s long-standing tradition of placing its graduating seniors in the top collegiate acting programs across the United States. Christina has been seen on The King’s Academy’s main stage and black box theatre playing principal roles in Steel Magnolias, Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, Titanic, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and most recently in this year’s black box production of Tennessee Williams’ Glass Menagerie...

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TKA Senior Orietta Regalado Accepted into Manhattan School of Music

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Miss Christina Layton, class of 2015, is continuing The King’s Academy’s long-standing tradition of placing its graduating seniors in the top collegiate acting programs across the United States. Christina has been seen on The King’s Academy’s main stage and black box theatre playing principal roles in Steel Magnolias, Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, Titanic, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and most recently in this year’s black box production of Tennessee Williams’ Glass Menagerie. Christina has been accepted into the highly competitive Northwestern University in Chicago where she will be studying musical theatre...

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2005 Alumni Cast As Glinda In Wicked On Broadway

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The King’s Academy congratulates 2005 alumni, Tess Soltau, in being cast as Glinda in the hit musical WICKED on Broadway!

Tess Soltau graduated from The King’s Academy in 2005 after studying extensively in the Fine Arts Department under the direction of David Snyder. She held lead roles in various productions while at TKA including Eponine in Les Miserables and Fanny Brice in Funny Girl. After King’s, Tess went on to study Musical Theatre at the highly esteemed Carnegie Mellon University where she graduated top in her class...

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The King’s Academy Students Attend Top Drama Schools in the Country

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The King’s Academy has a long-standing tradition of placing its graduating seniors in the top collegiate acting programs across the United States.   The Hollywood Reporter recently released an article titled The 25 Best Drama Schools in 2014.  They polled 60 top casting directors and agents to reveal a hierarchy of dramatic prestige and TKA has alumni from several of these top listed institutions...

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