Commercial Acting Class


Take the guesswork out of the process!

Make the Copy Your Own

Eradicate Fear-Based Thinking

5 Things to Do Before Auditioning

"I BOOKED three new spots because of this class!"

Kevin G.

Commercial acting is a lucrative career path, but how do you get your foot in the door? Commercial actor Bill Coelius has starred in over 50 national commercials and knows the industry. Considered some of NYC’s best commercial acting classes, these in-demand courses are now available online. Whether you are just starting off or looking to increase your bookings, Bill will help you move closer to your goals.

You should invest in commercial acting if you...

Work in theatre and are looking to move into commercials.
Get commercial auditions and want to maximize your bookings.
Want to supplement your acting career with commercial work.


After commercial acting, you will know how to…

Distinguish between the 3 types of commercials
Incorporate a service-based audition technique
Succeed in a “Tell Us About Yourself” audition
Break down and analyze commercial scripts


Commercial Acting 1

Learn to connect with the camera, relax into your role, and make the copy your own. Become comfortable navigating all the types of commercial auditions, paying special attention to the new platform of online auditioning.

Commercial Acting 2

For actors who have taken Level 1 or equivalent. You will work on more characters and varieties of commercials to expand your range and advance your career.

Upcoming Dates

Thu April 20 - Thu May 18
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Meets ONLINE once a week on Thursdays EST.
Fee: $325/5 classes (plus $75 registration fee for new students)
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Commercial Acting

Instructor: Bill Coelius

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New to online classes? See what our students think about studying digitally.
"Unlike other commercial classes I’ve taken elsewhere, this course provides repeatable, logical tools and techniques that I will use throughout my acting life. My improved self-tapes don’t lie — the stuff we cover in this course works!"

Jenny M.

"Bill's class was the best class I'd taken in years. He is extremely pedagogical and inspiring - a gifted teacher. I hope you keep offering this class to more students!"
— Leigh F.
"I would highly recommend this class to new & highly experienced actors. Right after class, I booked my first NYC commercial."
— Meghan M.
"It was my first step in my acting career after deciding to pursue it and boy did I make the right choice!"
— Stephanie C.

Bill Coelius is a working actor for over 15 years and counting. Bill has booked over 50 national commercials, worked with Ang Lee, and has appeared on many TV shows including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Criminal Minds, Parks and Recreation, Modern Family, The Office, Desperate Housewives and many others, including American Horror Story: Hotel, where his throat was slashed by Lady Gaga, a career highlight so far.