Self Tape

Self-Taping has become one of today’s norms when auditioning for projects being produced around the world. If you’re looking for a quality self tape, with great lighting and a coach that will help bring out the very best in you, then this is the place for you.

Self-Tape Includes

The Victor Cruz Acting Studio provides the following items to make your experience easy, affordable and professional:

  • Coaching
  • Rehearsal
  • Taping
  • 3-Point Lighting Setup
  • Gray Background
  • Sennheiser EW 112P G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System for clean sound)
  • Fujifilm XT3 for excellent picture quality
  • Color Correction
  • Basic Sound Mix
  • MP4 Video File created of your auditions (No more than 500 MB – Industry standard).
  • Self-Tapes are emailed via WeTransfer within 1 – 2 hours from actual self-tape.
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Tips to Remember Before You Arrive

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned veteran, I published an article with 5 helpful tips recommended for my self tape clients.

Audition Demo Reel

Wondering about our approach to self tape auditions for our clients, professionalism, and technical equipment? See below for an example from one of our clients, who dropped by our midtown Manhattan studio.

Also check out our self-tape faq’s page.

In this self tape, talented actor Korie Tristan Prince performs two different types of monologues, one dramatic and one comedic. Two great types of monologues to have in your back pocket while you’re out there auditioning for projects and seeking representation.

Book A Self Taping Session

Offering 60 minutes sessions or packages of multiple 60 minute sessions. See below for more details to reserve your next Self Taping sessions with our studio.


A popular option for our clients audition is a private acting coach session, see here for more details.

60 Minute Session

Self-Taping Session 60 minutes $100.00

Self-Tape Session Packages

Self-Tape packages are available upon request.


The Victor Cruz Acting Studio opened up its doors for the first time in New York City during the fall of 2011. The studio offers acting classes, workshops, private coaching and high-quality professional self-tape services to students of all levels. Owner Victor Cruz, set out to create a learning space that was warm, positive and supportive for the actor. When Victor is not teaching at VCAS, he works as a faculty member at HB Studio. He graduated with a B.F.A. from the acting conservatory at SUNY Purchase College. Some of his TV & Film Credits include: The Good Cop (Netflix), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Gotham, Blue Bloods, House Of Cards, The Other Woman with Cameron Diaz, Annie (2014), and West Side Story (2020), directed by Steven Spielberg.

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