Our Owner/directors:

Since 1981, owner Tonia Thompson-Crews has worked in fashion, music, & talent management.  Husband Wayne, a fight choreographer, directs stage combat, & sword fights for film.  They each have 30+ years in Hollywood, and offer a FREE evaluation for studio classes in Film, TV Acting, Modeling & image development, piano & singing.  Join our development studio, and... Be Discovered!

Fun, affordable classes!

Our Clients


Ask our clients what made them choose us, and you’re likely hear that we deliver results.  Many students have gone on to Hollywood, but some just wish to learn valuable life skills, etiquette & manners, or better their first impression.  Whatever your goal, our local AV family is here to support yours.  We're committed to mentoring local youth, and treat kids like our own. Join us, now in 3 locations in Lancaster, and Palmdale, CA.

Whether you’d like to work in the entertainment industry, take a class for fun, or build confidence & critical thinking skills,  enjoy weekly lessons at our studio.  Act on camera, walk the runway, pose for the camera, sing, or try a lively acting  or sword-fighting group.  Boot-camps on weekends are also available with celebrity guests, and fill fast!   Call now for a FREE evaluation...  661-951-7727

Actors & Models

Academy of Style