On-Camera 2: Scene Study

On-Camera 2

Communicate On Screen with Authenticity

Insights from a Working Actor

Dive Deeper into the Work

Moment-to-Moment Spontaneity


This On-Camera 2 class is for intermediate and advanced actors who are already familiar with the basics of on-camera acting and want to finetune their work. In this class you will learn how to explore the script further, push the boundaries of your imagination, and make specific choices - all with the goal of portraying a living, truthful, three-dimensional human being existing moment-to-moment on camera.

Actors will be assigned on-camera scenes from contemporary film and TV. This class can be taken after completing On-Camera 1: Foundation or equivalent.

On-Camera 2 is for you if you...

Know your on-camera basics but need a refresh.
Want to improve your on-screen presence.
Seek truthful and specific on-camera performances.


After this course, you will…

Portray your characters with more authenticity and specificity.
Confidently make the most of every frame.
Have the tools to attack any on-camera role.

Upcoming Dates

Sat June 29 - Sat August 3
11:00am - 2:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: TOMMY BUCK Meets once a week IN PERSON on Saturdays
Fee: $425/6 classes (plus $75 registration fee for new students)
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On-Camera 2

Instructor: Tommy Buck, K. Lorrel Manning

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  • This is an intermediate/advanced level class and an application is required
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  • Questions? Call us at 212-741-0209 or send us an email at studio@tschreiber.org
Tommy Buck

Tommy Buck

Tommy Buck is best known for his work on the Emmy nominated HBO series The Deuce. He has performed principal roles on 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
K. Lorrel Manning

K. Lorrel Manning

K. Lorrel Manning is an award-winning writer/director, actor, and musician who works in both film and theatre. His first feature film Happy New Year, based on his critically-acclaimed play and an award-winning short film of the same name, had its world premiere at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival and has screened at over two dozen film festivals. The film won multiple awards in the U.S. and abroad, and was officially released domestically by Snag Films in 2013.
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"The best acting teacher I've ever had. No stress. He taught me that acting should be 'easy' and fun. Not tortured. Forever grateful." — Leslie Silva (Shades of Blue, Women of the Movement)
“Lorrel’s training helps you tap into what makes you unique, what makes you stand out as an actor, helping you to reveal what you, and you alone, can bring to a scene. And tapping into that helps you to relax on camera and most importantly, have fun.” — Eddie K. Robinson (New Amsterdam, God Friended Me)
“Lorrel gave us the permission and we ran with it. Do not wait for something to happen! He lets your creative energy fly.” — Leslie Silva (Shades of Blue, Women of the Movement)