On-Camera 1: Foundation

ON-Camera 1

Begin Your On-Camera Career

Adjust Your Performance for the Camera

Confidently Approach Any Scene

Fully Develop Your Characters and Relationships


On-camera 1 is ideal for both experienced actors transitioning from the theatre to the screen and for newer actors looking to improve their on-camera performance. This class covers everything you need to know to successfully audition for film/TV projects and bring your characters to life on set. Each actor will work in every class on assigned film & TV sides.

On-Camera 1 is for you if you...

Are a theatre actor transitioning to Film or TV.
Have some on-camera experience but want to feel more confident in front of the camera.
Want to learn to connect more honestly with your characters.


After this course, you will…

Avoid the classic traps of projecting and overacting on-camera.
Effectively and confidently work within your frame.
Take full advantage of the moments before & after your scenes.

Upcoming Dates

Thu June 20 - Thu August 1
6:30pm - 10:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: MEGAN GRACE MARTINEZ. Meets IN PERSON once a week on Thursdays/6 classes. No class on July 4th
Fee: $425/6 classes (plus $75 registration fee for new students)
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Learn how to become an actor for Film & TV

Instructor: Megan Grace Martinez, Tommy Buck

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  • This is an open level class and no audition is required. You can apply online.
  • If you’re new to T. Schreiber Studio, select the LOG IN/CREATE ACCOUNT button to sign up and submit your application.
  • Questions? Call us at 212-741-0209 or send an email to studio@tschreiber.org so we can help.

Your Instructors



An alumna of Muhlenberg College, T. Schreiber Studio, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Megan has been acting for over 30 years. She has performed in the Philadelphia, New York, and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, and has worked as a teaching artist in Allentown and Philadelphia public schools. A SAG-AFTRA member since 2008, Megan is the Executive Producer of Pica Pica Pictures, whose short films have been honored at several film festivals.
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"Megan Grace is one of the best coaches I’ve worked with. Her knowledge of the camera technically combined with her acting technique makes her a desirable coach to learn from. She’s fun, honest, and can help get you to emotional states your character is in. She’s my go-to coach and my go-to recommendation."
— Yasharwan B.
"Just wanted to extend my most sincere thanks again for a wonderful class. I loved the foundation work and feedback. Megan has a really gentle, nurturing way... they’ll appreciate that a lot the more they work in this business. It was also enormously helpful to see myself on camera more regularly."
— Luke M.
Tommy Buck

Tommy Buck

Tommy Buck is best known for his work on the Emmy nominated HBO series The Deuce. He's also landed major roles on Kevin Go F*Yourself, Gotham, Law & Order: SVU, Ray Donovan and the Emmy Award winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
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“I’ve been coached by the best and Tommy Buck is one of them. I worked with Tommy before booking my last two jobs: Power and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
— Ned Van Zandt
“Tommy Buck is not only a very gifted actor, but a talented coach as well. He has an eye for simplifying the audition down to exactly what is needed to book it!”
— Helen LeRoy - Woke, The Resident, Hillbilly Elegy