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.

​Learn 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.

Mission Statement:

JCL Productions, LLC, through the BTA program, serves as a center that promotes excellence in the arts and filmmaking through community, instruction, practical application, and edification.


Session Dates:  January 6th to December 31st, 2018

Location:  Freedom Fellowship Center

4320 Dale Blvd

Dale City, VA  22193

Day/Time:  Every Other Saturday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Facilitator:  Cindy Leon (MFA Candidate in Film and Television – Regent University)  Over 35 years in theatre and acting.  Award-winning Writer, Director, & Producer for JCL Productions, LLC

Camera:  Jared Leon – DP, Writer, Award-winning Filmmaker & Producer for JCL Productions, LLC.

Email:  cleon@jclprod.com; cindyptl@msn.com

Communication Policy: 

Please use the website www.break-through-acting.com to send emails.  Response to emails is 24 hours minimum, and 48 hours maximum.

Course Perspective:

Welcome to BTA!   BTA will equip actors in various skills and techniques through interactive, on set experience. 


Short film project!

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