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For anyone who has been dying to ham it up in front of a camera!

Introductory Class
This all-inclusive program begins with learning the most basic on-camera skills that unfortunately don't come along with the ability to make a YouTube video. This class focuses exclusively on commercials and audition technique. Actors will learn camera right/camera left, in frame/out of frame, bite and smile, etc. Actors will also work on "spokesman" spots (to the camera) and two-shots. Each class will end with a visual review of the day's work. At session's end, parents will be treated to a video presentation of select playbacks including each and every participant.

Advanced Class
For the more serious acting student, this class will focus heavily on audition technique and the significant differences between stage and on-camera acting. In addition to learning about and working on commercials, actors will be paired up to develop two-person scenes from television and film. Scenes will generally be shot from three different angles, a two-shot and a close-up on both characters. For this program, class-end playbacks will make up a significant portion of the learning process. Through the evaluation of one's own work - as well as the observation and constructive criticism of classmates - the steps toward progress will become clearer and clearer. Those who provide a flash drive will be able to obtain a full collection of individual work upon completion of the course.


Included in the program:                                                                                      

  • One weekly small group class
  • One review at the end of the program




Program Price/Discounts:

Program Price will be available shortly.                                                                 

  • Families with two or more students in Acting/On-Camera Classes receive a 10% discount

Schedule (our regular school year schedule will resume in September, with dates TBD):

  • The Fall 2019 Program will begin in September
  • The Performance will take place at Crescendo Music on date TBD
  • Registration for the Fall 2019 Program begins on date TBD, and space is limited! Registrations will not be accepted after date TBD


  • Each student is expected to make it to every class, as it is crucial to the student’s and success. Unattended classes will not be refunded.
  • Crescendo Music reserves the right to substitute a qualified instructor in the event your regular instructor is out.

Acting/On-Camera Cancellations:
(weather, etc.)

We do not follow any public or private school closings. You will be notified via email, and we will post on Cablevision News 12 in the event of any irregular closings for the program.

By registering for Acting/On-Camera Classes, you agree to all policies set forth by Crescendo Music, LLC., and give permission for the publication of photos, videos, and recordings taken of your child at this program.

Order Today (203) 689-7725
  • Address
    351 Post Rd.
    Darien, CT 06820
  • Phone
    (203) 689-7725
    • Regular Store Hours
      Mon-Thurs: 10am-8pm

      Fri: 10am-6pm
      Sat: 10am-5pm