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WPGC's very own Tony Redz AKA Mr. 24/7

 We are pleased to announce that WPGC's Tony Redz AKA Mr. 24/7 is officially Kids Industry Preps, LLC Acting & Media Coach for the Acting Crash Course! 

Acting & Media with WPGC’s Tony Redz – Acting & Media Coach


Tony was born and raised in Southeast D.C., Tony Redz also known as Mr. 24/7, attended the University of DC and Howard University with a concentration in Journalism and Theater as a minor.

He also has a soft side for the youth. He impacts the youth, alongside the Should Could Dream regional high school tour, by explaining the value of education, job development, work ethic, and time management to students.

In 1997, He began his career in radio at Radio One's WKYS 93.9 FM. From there, Tony made the transition into CBS Radio's WPGC 95.5 FM in 2000.

Tony's success in the entertainment industry has allowed him to host over one thousand concerts as well as guest appear on BET's 106 & Park, guest host on TV One's News One Now with Roland Martin multiple times, and take part in the BET Experience red carpet in Los Angeles, Calif. Tony has also starred in various Theatrical roles such as DC’s own The Wiz (Go-Go) as the Washington Bullet. His outgoing personality is what sets him far above the rest.

Acting & Media


His skills in Journalism, Television, Media, and Theater is the perfect fit for our Acting & Media Program. He will be teaching your children beginner and intermediate level training of the Acting and the Media industry which will include real life television workshops. At the end of each class will be a short production for your children to show off their skills. 

He’ll be introducing your children to celebrity guest speakers and even taking field trips to the radio station.

He’ll also be the lead in creating Mr. 24/7 Kids children’s skits to be featured on his YouTube Channel as part of the Acting program. These skits will cover every day experiences that our children are faced with.

On top of being our Acting coach, he’ll teach beginning stages of being in the radio and entertainment industry to include interviewing techniques, Teleprompter classes, crowd entertainment, etc.

Curriculum Style

 With 3 age groups offered (Youth, tween, teen AND Adults), 3 Levels and 3 Semesters each, the curriculum will be the same ADVANCED curriculum that has led many of our children to be booked and signed. Don't be fooled by Pre-School level training and imitators anymore. These classes are sure to challenge your children as they progress. 


The cost per class is $35 or $70 a month (depending on the frequency), Reels and Content will be created however are not included in the price.  6 CLASSES (2hr Classes Bi-Weekly OR 1 hr weekly classes)

Enroll Now!

Simply enroll in the class you'd like to attend and the schedule will be sent to you! That's it!