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'By The Dashboard Light'

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Keasbey Mattison FilmWorks
Joe Ronca, casting dir.

Production Description

Casting a feature, "By The Dashboard Light," in which a driving instructor struggles to move his dysfunctional students forward and has just as much trouble progressing in his private life.



Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots August-September in Philadelphia, PA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Primary roles are paid $100/day, plus travel and meals. Producers plan to apply for a SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement.


Seeking submissions from: Philadelphia, PA Sign up or Log In to apply.

Primary Roles Available:

Keasbey Mattison Film Works will soon be holding auditions for the upcoming feature film "By The Dashboard Light" shooting this August and September in the Philadelphia area.

Audition listings will be posted in the upcoming weeks - however we're now beginning to accept headshots and resumes for lead roles.

We will have 44 roles available (10 or so primary roles). Primary roles will be paid gigs - they are listed below:

Roger: Male, 25, White. Main character. Must have valid drivers license.

Shannon: Female, 17, White - Must have drivers license.

Janna: Female, 21, White (Roger's sister)

Peter: Male, 65+ Must have drivers license.

Dr. Wellston: Female, 35-40 - Business Professional - must have drivers license.

Andy: Male, 16-17 (Gets bullied) - Must have drivers license.

Alice: Female, 50's (Roger's mother)

Mr. Engle: Male, 50's, The Boss - overweight preferred.

Kim: Female, 21-22

Penny: Female, 21-22

Phil: Male, 25-30 (Roger's friend) - Foil character.

Verne: Male, 45-50's, Creepy, Thin.

Felicia: Female, 45'ish. Barfly. Preferably blonde. Possible Brief nudity.

The full audition list will be posted at a later time. Auditions will require monologue and sides reading. Please email a headshot and resumes for early consideration. SAG actors welcome.

The film will shoot on location in the Philadelphia area and suburbs.


Script sides for primary and secondary characters are available to download on our Production Blog:

They will also be available for cold reads at the door.