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Western Commercial Auditions

How to participate

To participate in the Western commercial audition, you must submit a self-audition video. Please note that you do not actually need to be a student from one of these disciplines to audition for some of these roles (i.e. you are welcome to audition for a role as an engineering student even if you are not a part of the engineering program). However, only swimmers and football players will be permitted to audition for the swimming and football roles.

To film and submit an audition video, please follow all steps below (note – videos can be filmed with a cell phone):

    1. For audition video, state your first and last name, the role you’re auditioning for, and speak the line associated with the role you are auditioning for, as specified below:
      • Role: Engineering Student
        • Line for Audition – “A place where individuals, ideas, and interests come together to create a better world.”
      • Role: Football Player
        • Line for Audition – “Where inspiration is put into action and action yields results”
      • Role: KWSB Student DJ
        • Line for Audition – “The creative… Discover Western ”
      • Role: Theater Student
        • Line for Audition – “The fearless… Discover Western”
      • Role: Graduate Student
        • Line for Audition – “Discover Western”
      • Role: Art Student
        • Line for Audition – “and forge your own path to success”
      • Role: Swim Team Athlete
        • Line for Audition – “Discover Western”
    2. Upload your audition video via this Audition Submission Link
    3. Once audition video has been successfully uploaded, complete the audition submission form below


Students who are selected for a role will be paid $400 for speaking roles and $200 for non-speaking roles through a temporary work study contract. The first 10 students to submit an audition tape will receive a Western swag item of their choosing, regardless of whether or not they are selected for a role.

Audition Submission Form

  • To submit an audition, please complete the following form:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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