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How to Book a Commercial Audition (with Jackie Johnson)

Sunday, April 28th

1pm – 4pm


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How do you get into commercials? You audition. How do you book an audition? When opportunity meets preparation. In this workshop, Los Angeles based actor and comedian Jackie Johnson (who has been in national campaigns for such brands as Sears, Applebees, AT&T, McDonald’s, and Dodge) is going to spill all the of the tea regarding the commercial auditioning and casting process. Using real sides from actual auditions ranging in styles, this class will simulate a real life audition, down to the sign-in sheet. You will watch your own auditions back and gain feedback, valuable insights, as well as all of the tips and tricks to up your commercial acting game. For all professional levels, or for those curious on breaking into the commercial acting world.

This one-day workshop will be held at Fallout Theater, located at 616 Lavaca St in downtown Austin, from 1pm to 4pm.


Originally from Dallas and a University of Texas alum, JACKIE JOHNSON is a writer, actor, comedian, and podcaster in Los Angeles where she has been writing and performing live comedy and musicals for over a decade. She is a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre where she is a former member of both the house sketch and musical teams. She is also a personality on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM Channels, where she regularly guests on several shows. Her hit comedy podcast, Natch Beaut, won Best Beauty & Fashion podcast at the iHeartRadio awards in 2023, was selected for the stage at SXSW in 2018 and 2019, and was listed in 2021 People Magazine as “One of the 8 most fun Podcasts to Listen To.” It has also been featured in Vulture, Elle, Town & Country, Who What Wear, and Vogue. Outside of podcasting, Jackie is currently touring with her solo stage show, How to Get a Second Husband, and has also appeared on TV in shows like Fresh Off The Boat, Comedy Bang Bang, You’re The Worst, and Hollywood Darlings, plus national campaigns for such brands as Sears, Dos Equis, Applebees, HomeGoods, and Dodge.

This class is limited to 12 students, so reserve your spot now!

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