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That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

Oct 13, 2020

I am so thrilled to welcome Bonnie Somerville into the TOA family. A Brooklyn native, Bonnie has always been strong, quick-witted, and no bullshit. And this interview is no exception.

Bonnie doesn’t pull any punches today as she talks about the brutality of our business and the ebbs and flows of her remarkable career.

From being scouted by modeling agencies and record labels, to beating out a thousand girls at her first national casting call and her surprise audition with Marcia Gay Harden, Bonnie takes us through the competitive nature of the work, countless heartbreaks, and finally rediscovering the innate creativity that gave her the guts to pursue this dream in the first place.

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  • WRITER: Nicole Steinwedell
  • SOUND DESIGN: Zachary Jameson
  • WEBSITE & GRAPHICS: Chase Jennings
  • ASSISTANT: Elle Powell
  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Bebe Katsenes