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Drama Kids Int'l. Inc.
#362

Initial Investment

LOW: $28,600
HIGH: $48,200

Change in Units

+8.5% +17 UNITS (1 Year)
+16.8% +31 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1989 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

525-K E. Market St., #250 Leesburg, VA 20176

CEO

Doug Howard

About Drama Kids Int'l. Inc.

Drama Kids Int'l. has been the exclusive U.S. provider of the Helen O'Grady Children's Drama Program since 2000. Helen O'Grady is an international franchise organization which began offering programs in 1979 in Perth, Australia, and later began offering franchises in 1989. Drama Kids franchisees offer children ages 5 to 17 drama classes at schools, community centers and churches. The program runs on a 40-week school year basis, and consists of single, hour-long classes each week. Each year ends with a performance for family and friends. Classes focus on the following developmental areas: public speaking and articulation skills, leadership abilities, creativity, collaboration skills, social skills, and self-confidence and self-esteem. Drama Kids franchise owners also offer a variety of summer camps.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$28,600 - $48,200

Net-worth Requirement

$50,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$25,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,700 - $38,200

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Drama Kids Int'l. Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Via webinar

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 4

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Updated: September 19th, 2016

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