Auditioning for Film Commercials


Ten-page lesson plan that offers a fantastic introduction to acting for film!

In this lesson plan contributed by Ashleigh Worley, a member of Drama Notebook, students learn the basics of auditioning for film in a fun, engaging way! The lesson includes complete instructions for holding film auditions using commercials with your students. Students learn the difference between acting for film and stage, and they put their skills to the test!


  • How to ‘slate’
  • Proper audition etiquette
  • Step-by-step instructions for rehearsing and filming commercials
  • Acting for film vocabulary list
  • Twelve commercial audition scripts
  • Teacher evaluation/rubric

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