Drama Kids International Ranked Among The Franchise Elite In Entrepreneur's Esteemed 2018 Top Global Franchises Report
World's Largest Developmental Drama Program Ranked #65 Among the Top 200 Franchise Brands with an International Presence
FORT MYERS, Fla. - July 25, 2018 - PRLog -- Drama Kids International, the world's largest after-school drama program, has just been named one of Entrepreneur Magazine's 2018 Top Global Franchises in its July 2018 publication. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as one of the most reliable sources of franchise-related information, the magazine ranked Drama Kids #65among the top 200 franchise brands with an international presence for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and brand power.
Drama Kids is the largest after-school drama program in the US and the world with over 15,000 students enrolled in the US and 50,000 students world-wide through its affiliate company – The Helen O'Grady Drama Academy. Drama Kids is not a newcomer to the Entrepreneur's rankings, having recently been ranked among the top 200 U.S. based franchise brands in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2018 Franchise 500® and #1 among all child-related franchise brands with an initial investment of less than $50,000.
"We are once again very honored and pleased that the nation's top business magazine for current and aspiring small business owners has recognized our accomplishments and all that we offer our franchise owners," said Drama Kids President, Charlie Kerr. "The growing demand for our classes signifies that students and parents are seeking fun and enriching ways to build students' self-confidence, public speaking and communication skills, as well as their creative thinking abilities through the fun of developmental drama. We are the largest after school drama program in the US and the world because we develop important life skills in children to help them discover their full potential."
Kerr also noted that Drama Kids was named this month as one of Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchises for Women and Top 50 Low Investment Franchises. Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only rankings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.
Entrepreneur's 2018 Top Global Franchises were determined by adjusting the company's Franchise 500 formula to give extra weight to international size and growth. Other areas evaluated by the formula include costs and fees, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
To view Drama Kids International in the full Entrepreneur ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/
About Drama Kids
Drama Kids International is the largest after-school drama program in the world. There are more than 15,000 students currently enrolled in the US alone. Internationally – Drama Kids (which does business as The Helen O'Grady Drama Academy outside the US) offers classes in over 30 countries. Drama Kids' copyrighted curriculum features original, creative lessons with a built-in advancing scale of development that enables students of different ages and abilities to progress at their own rate. Its curriculum differs significantly from traditional drama and other after-school programs, with an emphasis on fun drama-related activities that are designed to allow all students to fully participate and develop acting, speaking, and creative thinking skills.
Drama Kids offers age-appropriate classes for students ages 4 through 18 years old. Classes meet once each week for one hour at locations throughout the country. The program allows new enrollment throughout the year, space permitting. Drama Kids also offers Drama Kids Preschool Workshops, Drama Kids Summer Camps, and Drama Kids at School, an in-school program for elementary and middles schools that brings its innovative curriculum directly into the schools as part of the school's after-school program. For more information, visit www.dramakids.com. For franchise information visit www.dramakidsfranchises.com.