KMP is an international firm, founded in 2004. KMP boasts a roster of some of the World’s top artists and companies featuring dance, music and family programs. KMP is committed to international exchange touring exceptional projects from around the globe that stimulate conversation and encourage mutual understanding. KMP gets the job done whether as agent, producer, consultant, tour manager or logistics expert.
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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 strongly encouraged to apply.
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Kristopher McDowell is the Founder of KMP Artists and served as CEO for the company for 13 years in the United States. Presently for KMP he now serves as Consultant for Asia Pacific Projects. His full time portfolio now includes the role of programming commercial and international projects for the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre in New South Wales, Australia. McDowell also continues to spend a good amount of time traveling to discover new opportunities for international cultural exchange. The emphasis continues to be focused on the geographic areas of Asia, Australia 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 (NAPAMA); and Americans for the Arts. McDowell also serves on the Executive Committee and 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 conglomerates; prior to that, Andrew worked with the City of Chicago and local non-profits to conduct qualitative research for improving 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 board member for the North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA).