Short film project!

Will be casting for our first short film project!  Also positions open for crew!

Learn multiple acting techniques from the minds of Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen; that will sharpen your skills as an actor.  Work with award-winning filmmakers on set.  Learn multiple acting techniques.  Be a part of a communiity of artists who are dedicated to growing in their craft.

Have a professional actor's reel made under our "BTA Apprentice" program!    


Break- Through- A cting

At Break-Through-Acting, we are committed to promoting an environment where you can grow as an actor, and learn from actually being on set.  If you're interested in breaking into the acting or sharpening your craft; come visit our space in Dale City, Va.  

Learn among award-winning filmmakers.  We will recreate scenes from movies you know, and shows you watch, and original material.  Filmed by a cinematographer; your potential reel footage is being captured on a staged set.

‚ÄčLearn set etiquette, and how to work with directors and crew.




fREE sessions!  

Practical, hands-on teaching.   Filmed projects.  Sign up for the "Reel Actor" or "Apprentice" programs, and get a free  acting reel to submit to agents and casting!

B. T. A.

JCL Productions, LLC is owned and operated by Cynthia and Jared Leon:  A mother-son filmmaking duo.  

Over the past 5 years JCL has written, directed, and produced three feature films.

Jared is an award-winning sound editor and producer, who has worked every area of production and post-production. 

He  has worked as Producer and  DP on three feature films; a short film; and a web series.

Cynthia (Cindy) is an award-winning writer, producer, and director.  She began studying acting over 35 years ago.  Cindy has written and directed five theatre productions and three feature films. 

She is currently a candidate for a Masters Degree in Film Arts and Television with an emphasis on script-writing.