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About the project and the company

About the project: Based on the Oscar-qualified, critically-acclaimed documentary short, “Potato Dreams of America” is an autobiographical dark comedy feature about a boy growing up in the collapsing USSR, his courageous mail-order bride mother and their adventurous escape to America.  The film is supported by Creative Capital and Independent Film Forum.  Produced by Mischa Jakupcak, Sarah Crowe and Mel Eslyn.  The cast includes Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years, This Is Us, Shameless, Blue Bloods), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black, Reprisal), Sophia Mitri Schloss (Lane 1974, Sadie, Big Shot) and Grammy-winner Lady Rizo.

Location of Audition

No audition. Just send in a photo.

Audition requirements

There are no sides (or lines) for these parts. Please, send a current photo of your face and your contact info. Please, make sure you're available all day on Jan 31st. These are non-paid non-speaking (technically extra) roles.

Character breakdown / Project needs
Caucasian males - skinny or on leaner side preferred. Ages 18 and up. Older men encouraged to apply. Short hair required. Ideally (but not required) willing to have their head shaved the day of the shoot (we'll have professional hair people to cut hair).
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

No audition required

Pay type


Audition location

Seattle Washington

Callbacks or second audition/interview?


Submission instructions

Please, send a current face photo (doesn't need to be professional) and contact info.

Union Requirements

Open to All

Website specific to project


Equity Contract