Carnival of Wonders Sign Up Sheet

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Character Type: Deities

Gods, goddesses, demigods, muses, etc.

Áine
(Archetype)
Faery Queen (Aos Sí)


Alecto
(Archetype)
Alecto (Greek Pantheon, Fury)(Primary)


Artemis
(Archetype)
Artemis (Greek Pantheon)


Baldr
(Archetype)
Baldr (Norse Pantheon)


Coyote
(Archetype)
Coyote (Indigenous Entity)


Dionysus
(Archetype)
Dionysus (Greek Pantheon)


Gran Brigitte
(Archetype)
Voodoo goddess of death and obscenity


Hodr
(Archetype)
Hodr (Norse Pantheon)


Mad Sweeney
(Archetype)
Leprechaun (Aos Sí)


Mèng Pó
(Archetype)
Mèng Pó (Chinese Buddhist Deity)


Mesingw
(Archetype)
Mesingw (Indigenous Spirit)


Nemesis
(Archetype)
Nemesis (Greek Goddess of Divine Retribution/Justice)


Nike
(Archetype)
Nike (Greek/Roman)


Osiris
(Archetype)
Osiris (Egyptian Pantheon)(Primary)


Urania
(Archetype)
Muse of Astronomy (Greek Pantheon)


None
(Unknown Character Type)
Hotei (Japanese Pantheon)


Taema and Tilafaiga
(Archetype)
Taema and Tilafaiga (Polynesian/Samoan Goddesses)(Primary)
Conjoined twins

Character Type: Monsters

Mythical creatures. Includes mythical creature familiars.

Arthur Grim
(Archetype)
Grimm/Nokken
Scandinavian water faerie. In Summer, he plays fiddle and gives gifts for offerings of food. In Winter, he lures people to drown as a white horse.


Manticore
(Archetype)
Manticore


Mermaid
(Archetype)
Mermaid
Beautiful monster, sinks ships and drowns sailors.


Thunderbird
(Archetype)
Thunderbird
Native American legendary creature that brings storms, creates lightning, and enjoys heroic acts and battles.


La Llorona
(Archetype)
Succubuss. Searching for her lost children.(Primary)


Diamond Devil
(Archetype)
Maenad


Phoenix
(Archetype)
Phoenix


None
(Unknown Character Type)
Bloody Mary
Ghostly Killer

Character Type: Mundane

Mundane mortals, will predominantly be Supporting Roles and Central Casting.

Greta Hellstrom
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
The Jotunn (10-in-1)
Sister of Gunter. Worshipper of Baldr. Performs as the Jotunn Giantess in the 10-in-1)


Gunter Hellstrom
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
Lit the Dwarf
Brother of Greta. Worshipper of Baldr. Dwarf performer in the 10-in-1


Lars Holmgren
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
Roustie
Worshipper of Baldr. Roustabout. Often mans the Wonder Wheel


Olivia Isaacson
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Acrobat, Seamstress


Dashiel Hogarth
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Roustie


Sachin Joshi
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Trained animal side show, Cook


James MacInroy
(Supporting Role: The Loner)
Animal Handler/Veterinarian


Maisie Shaw
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Target Girl


Nils Jensen
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Knife Thrower's Weapon Handler


Charlie Wade
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Sex Worker


Ethel Whitmore
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Burlesque Singer
Voice like an angel, but don't even think about touching her.


Georgia Stavros
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Burlesque Dancer


Philomena Mitchell
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Prostitute


Dubheasa "Fox" Deoradhán
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
Cult Member, North Star Dance Troupe Dancer


Kamilla Galli
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
Cult Member, Fortune Teller's Assistant


Milton Tanner
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
Cult Member, Tattoo Artist


None
(Unknown Character Type)
Cult Member, North Star Dance Troupe Seamstress


Martha Campbell
(Supporting Role: The Vigilante)
Roustabout, Worshipper of Alecto


Constance Martin
(Supporting Role: The Vigilante)
Vendor, Worshipper of Alecto


Aya Chione
(Supporting Role: The Martyr)
Magician's Assistant, Preistess of Osiris


Benaim Hakiem
(Supporting Role: The Martyr)
Contortionist's Assistant, Preist of Osiris


Rana Shani
(Supporting Role: The Martyr)
Fan Dancer, Osiris worshipper


Claire Saint-Vincent
(Supporting Role: The Adherent)
Carnival Jeweler, Nemesis' Assistant and Devotee
Helps make costume jewelry and accessories.


Alexandre Vargas
(Supporting Role: The Adherent)
Laborer, Nemesis' Bouncer and Devotee


Elizabeth Barrens
(Supporting Role: The Adherent)
Beautician, Nemesis Devotee
Helps with makeup and hair for performers.


Maria Vicario
(Supporting Role: The Penitent)
Vendor
Crafts cheap but pretty looking jewelery


Tom Summers
(Supporting Role: The Penitent)
Roustie
Manual Labour!


Nancy Smith
(Supporting Role: The Penitent)
Dancer
Dancer in the cooch tent. Mildly obsessed with Lorraine.


Fiona O'Leary
(Supporting Role: The Capitalist)
Perfume and Cosmetics Vendor
She is also Mad Sweeney's assistant


Rian
(Supporting Role: The Capitalist)
Messenger Boy and Herald
He runs around relaying messages from carnie to carnie. He also announces the news.

Character Type: Animals

Animals -- this is for natural (or mostly natural) animals. Mostly Supporting Roles and familiars.

Kišux
(Supporting Role: The Loner)
Bear


Nipahëm
(Supporting Role: The Loner)
Bear


Gorgeous
(Supporting Role: The Vigilante)
Big Dog


Inali
(Supporting Role: The Rogue)
Coyote's Fox
Sidekick, eyes and ears, thief, and fantastically fuzzy informant.

Venue: Big Top

Performers and staff in the big top/main tent.

Áine
(Archetype)
Big Top Ringmistress(Primary)
Opening and directing the show and playing wingman to the other acts involves her Major Power as an illusionist.


Dionysus
(Archetype)
DEFIER OF DEATH!(Primary)
Stunt Rider/Escape Artist/General Daredevilry


Thunderbird
(Archetype)
Thunderbird
Giant bird that brings storms and lightning.


Arthur Grim
(Archetype)
Trick Horses Show(Primary)
In Summer he plays fiddle while his two black horses dance and perform tricks. In Winter, he's a white horse performing with them, trick animals with no visible trainer or handler.


Nike
(Archetype)
Motivational Singer (w/ band)
Along with her big band, Nikki sings motivational songs - usually of a patriotic nature - between acts, including the national anthem at the end of the show (or start if preferable).


Osiris
(Archetype)
Stage Magician(Primary)
He performs death defying tricks, sometimes in consort with the Rebel.


Phoenix
(Archetype)
Fire-eater
At times, the Phoenix assists Martyr with his death-defying tricks, and the two then perform in concert.

Venue: Cooch Tent

Performers, sex workers, and staff in the cooch tent.

Gran Brigitte
(Archetype)
Madam(Primary)
Most nights she simply runs the tent. On occasion she still performs.


Mad Sweeney
(Archetype)
Lead Bally for the Burlesque Tent(Primary)


Manticore
(Archetype)
Burlesque Dancer(Primary)


La Llorona
(Archetype)
Burlesque Dancer/Sex Worker(Primary)


Mermaid
(Archetype)
Sex Worker/Dancer
During the day come see the mermaid in the tank. During some evenings come see her dance for dollars. Still do not tap on glass.


Ethel Whitmore
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Singer
All she does is sing. Try to touch her and you might lose a hand.


Georgia Stavros
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Dancer


Philomena Mitchell
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Prostitute


Charlie Wade
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Sex Worker(Primary)


Rana Shani
(Supporting Role: The Martyr)
Fan Dancer


Nancy Smith
(Supporting Role: The Penitent)
Dancer

Venue: Ten-in-One

Performers and staff for the ten-in-one.

Olivia Isaacson
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Acrobat(Primary)


Greta Hellstrom
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
The Jotunn(Primary)
Giant-sized lady


Gunter Hellstrom
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
Lit the Dwarf(Primary)
Dwarf

Midway

Performers and staff for the Midway.

Coyote
(Archetype)
Sideshow Bally
Announcer/caller/narrato who brings people in to go see the sideshow attractions and rally them traffic and a crowd. Happy to work with performers to talk up/narrate your show and get you traffic and interest. Please @mail/page me


Baldr
(Archetype)
The Unbreakable Man
Carnival-goers can pay extra to throw weapons and other items at him and watch them bounce off.


Sachin Joshi
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Trained animal act(Primary)
Binturong performing tricks


Alecto
(Archetype)
Whip Artist

Venue: Sideshow-Tents

Performers and staff who have their own tent and show.

Coyote
(Archetype)
Sideshow Bally(Primary)
Announcer who brings people in to go see the sideshow attractions and rally them traffic and a crowd. Some private tents he may narrate on request of the performer. @mail/page me if interested.


Mesingw
(Archetype)
Bear Tamer


Mermaid
(Archetype)
Living Mermaid(Primary)
During the day come see the mermaid in the tank! Do not tap on glass.


Artemis
(Archetype)
Snake Dancer


Gran Brigitte
(Archetype)
Spirit Medium
When the cooch is dark in certain towns, she does a spirit medium show. She also takes private appointments from time to time, even when the cooch is active.


Diamond Devil
(Archetype)
Bearded Woman


Hodr
(Archetype)
Knife Thrower(Primary)
He starts with knives, up through machetes and hatchets and then large axes while his lovely assistant poses or spins on a wheel. The finale involves an apple being shot off her head with an arrow, William Tell style. D-Did we mention he was blind?


Maisie Shaw
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Knife Thrower's Target Girl(Primary)
She's the target in the skimpy outfit.


Nils Jensen
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Knife Thrower's Weapon Handler(Primary)
He's the weapon handler.


Urania
(Archetype)
North Star Dance Troupe, Oracle(Primary)
Performs as Twila or Lily by night; does private readings through dance then. Daytime, she is Selene, and does readings with Kamilla's assistance. The 'prophecy' for the town is provided to the public in the form of an interpretive dance.


Dubheasa "Fox" Deoradhán
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
North Star Dance Troupe, Dancer(Primary)


Kamilla Galli
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
North Star Dance Troupe, Dancer


Taema and Tilafaiga
(Archetype)
Sideshow Freakshow - Conjoined Twins(Primary)
Come see the conjoined twins. They'll do the hula if the price is right, they might do more for a little extra!

Venue: Vendors Area

Vendors, including food and services (other than the cooch tent offerings); please list what you sell or what service you perform.

Manticore
(Archetype)
Calligrapher, Illuminator
When the Cooch Tent is dark or Sebastianus is feeling restless during the day, he'll sometimes sell calligraphy and illuminated text--all made by hand!--among the vendors. Get your wife's name writ pretty! A prayer to ward off evil!


Constance Martin
(Supporting Role: The Vigilante)
Pie Vendor
Delicious pies.


Nemesis
(Archetype)
Justiciar
While she offers consultations to those in desperate need of help, she only assists those she deems worthy. She will give justice and/or balance the scales of luck/fortune. Ie, giving fortune, taking it away, etc.


None
(Unknown Character Type)
Jewelry crafter/vendor.
Terrified of Lorraine, she only stays with the carnival because the woman promised to leave her children alone if she stays. She's good with her hands and can make some wonderful looking jewelry pretty cheaply. Good souvenirs.


Fiona O'Leary
(Supporting Role: The Capitalist)
Perfumer and Cosmetics Vendor
She boasts love potion-like perfumes and cosmetics and creams that can make any one look like a Hollywood actress.

Venue: Rides and Games

Ride operators, game runners, gambling, and related staff.

Baldr
(Archetype)
Ferris Wheel Operator


Lars Holmgren
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
Ferris Wheel Operator


Osiris
(Archetype)
Dunk booth Operator/Clown.
Thomas Mayne is another face of Osiris. Between shows he sometimes takes a turn either as the dunk booth operator or the dunk booth clown. (I'm happy to share this with other people).


None
(Unknown Character Type)
Games of Chance & Skill(Primary)

Venue: Carnival Staff

General managers, medical personnel, security personnel, cooks, rousties, and everyone who is responsible for a job that usually relates to the carnival on the whole.

Baldr
(Archetype)
Head Roustie(Primary)


Lars Holmgren
(Supporting Role: The Pedagogue)
Roustie(Primary)


Dashiel Hogarth
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Roustie(Primary)


Martha Campbell
(Supporting Role: The Vigilante)
Roustie


Tom Summers
(Supporting Role: The Penitent)
Roustie


Rian
(Supporting Role: The Capitalist)
Messenger Boy and Herald

Act/Service: Acrobatics

Acrobats, high wire, trapeze, tight rope, contortionists, jugglers, clowns, etc.

Olivia Isaacson
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Acrobat(Primary)

Act/Service: Animal Act

Include what types of animals, please!

Thunderbird
(Archetype)
Thunderbird
Giant bird that brings storms and lightning.


Sachin Joshi
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Animal tricks side show(Primary)
Trained binturong who can do all kinds of amusing things, particularly with her tail.

Act/Service: Adult

Strip tease, burlesque, prostitution, any shows in the cooch tent.

Manticore
(Archetype)
The Illuminated Man(Primary)


Mermaid
(Archetype)
Living Mermaid/Dancer
During the day come see the mermaid in the tank. During some evenings come see her dance for dollars. Still do not tap on glass.


La Llorona
(Archetype)
Dancer/Prostitute.(Primary)


Diamond Devil
(Archetype)
Bearded Woman/Prostitute
Bearded Woman by day, prostitute by night.


Ethel Whitmore
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Burlesque Singer
She doesn't turn tricks, she's just there to sing.


Georgia Stavros
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Burlesque Dancer


Philomena Mitchell
(Supporting Role: The Addict)
Prostitute


Charlie Wade
(Supporting Role: The Confidant)
Sex Worker(Primary)

Act/Service: Divination

Divination, fortune telling, card readings, palm reading, etc.

Urania
(Archetype)
Dancin' Oracle(Primary)


Kamilla Galli
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
Fortune Teller's Assistant(Primary)

Act/Service: Other

Any type of performance that doesn't fall into the other categories.

Dionysus
(Archetype)
DEFIER OF DEATH!(Primary)
Stunt Rider/Escape Artist/General Daredevilry -- contains animals (horses) but I think isn't quite an animal act. Other animals welcome if they'd like to theatrically menace and/or be ridden, though!


Phoenix
(Archetype)
Fire-eater
General fire 'tricks,' including flame-swallowing, etc.


Nike
(Archetype)
Singer

Service: Security

Security personnel, whether it's for the carnival at large, one act, one tent, one character, etc.

Hodr
(Archetype)
Mermaid Bodyguard
Neither really remembers who was in more danger when Hodr was in the right place at the right time to help the Mermaid when a client got a little too friendly in the tank. Since then, when needed, he guards her, usually just listening for too much splashing.


Rian
(Supporting Role: The Capitalist)
Look Out!
This isn't his official job, but as a messenger boy, he visits every part of the carnival grounds at any given town and will alert everyone to any signs of trouble.

Service: Medical

Medical personnel, whether it's for the carnival at large, one act, one tent, one character, etc.

James MacInroy
(Supporting Role: The Loner)
Animal Handler/Veterinarian


Artemis
(Archetype)
Healer
Should be called on only in dire circumstances. Healing is done through a Minor Power.


Áine
(Archetype)
Big Top Ringmistress
Minor Power: Solar Regeneration-- She was once representative of both the sun and the moon, but her old goddess ties to midsummer and the sun are stronger. In her fading state, healing requires daylight, and she can only offer pain relief during the light of the moon. This magic knits plants, animals, and people by suffusing them with the life-giving sun. It cannot heal illnesses or disabled states, and will only stabilize the critically wounded.

Service: Domestic/Maintenance

Cooks, seamstresses, handymen, etc., whether it's for the carnival at large, one act, one tent, one character.

Dashiel Hogarth
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Mechanic(Primary)


Sachin Joshi
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Cook


Olivia Isaacson
(Supporting Role: The Scholar)
Seamstress


None
(Unknown Character Type)
North Star Dance Troupe Seamstress(Primary)


Milton Tanner
(Supporting Role: The Visionary)
Tattoo Artist(Primary)
If someone wants to make a character that is a tattoo artist for the show at large, I'm happy to confine his work to the cult and dance troupe to leave that role open for others.


Emmett Blake
(Supporting Role: The Caregiver)
Laborer


Theodore Walker
(Supporting Role: The Caregiver)
Artist and Set Designer


Lawrence Kelly
(Supporting Role: The Caregiver)
Accounting and Ticket Sales


Alexandre Vargas
(Supporting Role: The Adherent)
Laborer