Media Mashup

Date of Audition: Sunday, August 26th at 2:30 PM
Stipend: All actors will be paid an honorarium
Location of Audition: Goosetail Spaces, 5th floor, 1525 Raleigh St, Denver, CO 80204

To ask questions or to sign up for an audition slot, email Athena Project Associate Producer, Rachael Henney at

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Audition Requirements: Please bring two (2) resumes, (2) headshots and a list of all possible conflicts for the time period of September 1st – November 30th. Please come with a one minute monologue (comedy or drama with the opposite one ready if need be). Also, please plan to stay for a callback should we wish to read you. Callbacks will be from 4pm-6pm and you will need to be ready to read cold.

Project: Be a part of the first ever femme-forward retelling of an ancient folk story….as a theatrical one act, a short film AND a podcast! Athena Project and Women in Film and Media Colorado (WIFMCO) are sponsoring the production of three versions of the same folktale. Even in tales hundreds of years old, women are strong, clever, and heroic – just like they are now. This work will be presented in collaboration with TedXMileHigh and featured as part of their Adventure Series, so all must also be available for the showcase evening which is November 30 (specific location and time TBD) and able to participate in a discussion after the showcase.

Synopsis: The Goblin’s Giggle is a folk story about a bride stolen on her wedding day and saved by her mother and a nun. The folk story has been chosen to honor the strength, cleverness and independence of women. In our selection process, we didn’t consider stories that pit women against women, stories where the reward is marriage, or where a girl must be clever to escape human trafficking, their actions don’t solely benefit men, and the women didn’t spend their time talking about men. Each medium is an interpretation of this story.

Characters (FILM):
Jennifer (30s): professional, accomplished, recently divorced and not handling it well.
Veronica (50s – 60s): Jennifer’s mother, stylish, put together, not so recently divorced and full of advice.
Angela (30s – 60s): Family friend, an open-minded nun who helps put everything in perspective.
Goblins (all ages, male): 3 goblins who like to kidnap brides. One is particularly creepy. One just might learn his lesson by the end of it all.

Characters (PLAY):
Woman #1 (20s – 30s): sassy, comedic, able to move between characters with change in physicality and comedic timing smoothly.
Woman #2 (40s – 60s): perhaps a bit gullible, able to move between characters with change in physicality and comedic timing smoothly

Characters (PODCAST):
Female voices (20s – 50s)
Female voices (40s to 60s)

Sept 1st – 30th: Film rehearsal and production
Oct 1st – Nov 30th: Theatre and podcast rehearsal and production

Performance days/times: EVENING of Nov 30th – Athena Project/WIFMCO/TedX Mile High Media Mashup Party!

Athena Project and WIMFCO is seeking to cast people of ALL races, colors, and abilities, however for film version, actors must be able to run through a natural area and splash through shallow water.