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KMP is always seeking bright, intelligent and motivated professionals to join our winning team. KMP is accepting applications on an on-going basis for agents, agent-trainees, sales support staff, production managers, tour managers, lighting designers, sound engineers, translators, logistics managers, graphic designers and web programmers. Multi-skilled individuals are encouraged to apply.
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Kristopher McDowell is the Founder and CEO of KMP artists. He spends much of his time traveling to discover new opportunities for international cultural exchange with an emphasis on performing arts in Asia Pacific and North America.
McDowell began his career at seven years old as a performing artist working in musical theatre, contemporary dance and in his early twenties released a solo album and became a well known artist within the cabaret community in New York City. Since 2004 McDowell has served the live performing arts industry as a talent manager, producer and arts consultant for artists, performing arts companies, music and dance festivals as well as concert events. Prior to starting KMP he served as a programming director for a non-profit music series for six years in California. Mr. McDowell has promoted or produced nearly a thousand performing arts events worldwide.
Additionally, McDowell is an experienced instructor in performance and arts management. For over four years Kristopher was a faculty member of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy Los Angeles (Bachelor of Fine Arts Program); and he continues to present workshops and lectures at festivals and conferences around the Globe. Among his many valued affiliations with leading arts organizations around the globe, McDowell is a member in good standing of Dance USA; World Dance Alliance; International Consortium for Advancement in Choreography; International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA); Western Arts Alliance (WAA); Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP); North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAM); and Americans for the Arts. McDowell also serves on the Board of Trustees for Dance USA as the Council Chair for Agents & Artist Representatives.
In his early career, McDowell trained as a dancer in the scholarship program at Broadway Dance Center New York City and studied musical theater and dance at the American Music and Dramatic Academy (NYC campus). He then received his formal education at Empire State College and Fordham University at Lincoln Center.
Andrew Delicata is the President of KMP Artists; Andrew joined KMP at the partner level in 2008. Andrew has nearly twenty years of marketing experience (qualitative, quantitative and communications), with an emphasis on arts marketing and small business management since joining KMP. Andrew plays an active role in the sales process from start to finish. He also manages the back office including contracts and budgets. Andrew has produced, facilitated, planned and delivered hundreds of events worldwide. Andrew is also the in-house guru for processing non-immigrant working visas, having successfully filed dozens of P- and O- U.S. visas.
Andrew’s early career includes several marketing roles. At Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Andrew worked as a Brand and Marketing Consultant; at Lieberman Research Worldwide he developed market surveys for entertainment corporations; prior to that, he worked with the City of Chicago and non-profit organizations, often conducting qualitative research to improve the lives of Chicagoans. Andrew earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, which is also his undergraduate alma mater. Andrew is a current member of the board for the North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents.
Dominador “Domer” (pronounced doh-mer) Balao-as has served as an Executive Associate for KMP Artists reporting directly to both Mr. McDowell (CEO) and Mr. Delicata (President). He also serves artists on the KMP roster as logistics coordinator and tour manager. After his first year with KMP, Domer’s role expanded to include “Manager of ASEAN Projects & Initiatives”. Under this title, Domer works with both artists and venues in Southeast Asia. Among Domer’s many duties also includes managing publicity and media requests for Molly Ringwald’s concert appearances. Prior to joining KMP, Domer was the liaison to VIP guests at Astoria Plaza Hotels. In his early career he practiced as a Registered Nurse. He is a graduate of Laguna State Polytechnic University.