It is time again for the Annual Walgrave Astoria Costume Ball and the town’s 'who’s who' are preparing their most fabulous costumes for the exclusive event. The Walgrave Astoria, founded in 1907, has been cited as the 'greatest hotel experience in the world!' It is a preeminent luxury hotel for Kings, Presidents, Ambassadors, Stars of Stage and even travelers from around the world. Excitement is buzzing in the air as Nicole Wilton and Zangelina Holie are rumored to be on the guest list this year! You were fortunate enough to purchase a ticket to this esteemed event and this is where your story begins...
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DR. INDY JONAS
Dr. Indy Jonas is the arrogant, over-exaggerating entrepreneur and ex-oil tycoon. Dr. Jonas can win you over with a little Australian charm, but don’t be fooled; Dr. Jonas cares about one thing and one thing only…Dr. Jonas.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: An archeologist / rugged explorer costume.
Heiress & Celebrity
Nicole Wilton is the ultra-snobby and uber-spoiled heiress and television personality. Known for no other reason than her parents’ billions of dollars, this pretty princess can best be described as ‘high maintenance.’
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A Princess Costume.
Academy Award-Winning Actress
Zangelina is one of the top paid actresses in Hollywood and is known to be a tad eccentric as she wears a vial of blood of her ex-husband’s around her neck. This starlet is lovely to be friends with as long as you’re not stealing the limelight from her, that is.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A Southern Belle costume with a fake blood-vial necklace (i.e. a small vial full of red food coloring tied to a string).
Royal ‘T’ is the infamous professional wrestler that’s known for being a bluntly honest trash-talker. If you don’t want to hear the truth…avoid Royal ‘T’ at all cost…RUN! This is one friend you won’t take home to meet your parents for dinner as this obnoxious wrestler has extremely bad manners.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: An ancient Egyptian costume (i.e. Pharaoh for male or Cleopatra for female, etc.)
Fiona Fingstein certainly hasn’t made a lot of friends over the years. This Executive Director of Internal Audit at Widgets, Inc. is known for being extremely uptight, inflexible and impersonal…at work and at play. Fiona typically uses her many connections at the Internal Revenue Service to cause havoc with anyone that crosses her.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A 1920s flapper costume.
YUNE A. VORSTI
University Graduate Student
Yune A. Vorsti is the spunky college graduate student from the local University. Yune constantly mocks everyone and has a reputation for being quite greedy and overzealous. Just don’t get into any situation where Yune could possibly take advantage of you…or you’ll lose!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Roman toga and a leaf crown. Gladiator sandals.
Toyoka is the antisocial super model. She is extremely judgmental of others and tends to offend others with her brazen comments. Toyoka has an intense fear of germs so getting too close to her is out of the question!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Geisha girl kimono, wig and makeup.
Hollywood Key Grip
Don’t fully trust this fun-loving party animal and prankster, Sam Spellburn! But this Hollywood Key Grip is definitely one to invite to any event! Sam, the child of the most famous Hollywood Director of this time, has tricks hidden in every sleeve and surprises around every corner! You better watch your back around this mischievous fun-provoker!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Hollywood Director Costume with a megaphone as an optional prop. Post it note pad and pen as a prop. A practical joke kit as an optional kit.
DR. ERIC THROSITE
Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, of course! It’s Dr. Eric Throsite! He’s the one to tell you to eat an apple a day…except it won’t keep him far away as he’s only 3 inches from your face when he’s speaking to you! Beware if you don’t appreciate the art of close-talking!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Vampire costume. Small red round stickers as an optional prop.
EBE K. NEVELLE
Hollywood Stunt Man
Ebe K. Nevelle was once an American child movie star who chose to leave the big screen for the real life action behind the scenes. Don’t pick this chap to run to for a cheer up as Ebe has a knack for spreading his depression and pointing out the negative in everything. He’s earned the nickname of ‘The King of Doom & Gloom.’
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Gladiator costume.
Don’t even bother buying a hairstyle magazine because if you sit in Ms. Cara Tinn’s styling chair, you’re going to get the one and only cut and style she knows! So what if her signature style is outdated by nearly 60 years and all of her customers look identical. Who cares! This old fashioned hair diva has her trademark hairdo down pat and it’s the best in town…of its kind, that is!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Mermaid costume. Hairstyle should look like a 1950s up-do.
Skyler Starry is an internationally famous astrologist. Even though Skyler’s life is centered in outer space, s/he is one of the most down to Earth people you will ever meet as s/he is a fun-loving comedian and randomly bursts into song whenever the time’s right.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Grim reaper costume. Toy sickle as an optional prop.
Details, details, details! If you’re speaking to Poindexe Dorfman, you better get ready to hear a plethora of intricate fine points and facts! This is one over-explaining member of the Nerd Herd - a computer support team - that’s always ready to travel to your home to remedy your technological ailments!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Astronaut costume. Space aliens, rock specimens, etc. as optional props.
High School Band Director
If you looked up perfectionist in the dictionary, Scala Barres picture would be next to the description. Scala Barres has a severe problem with thinking nothing she does is good enough. She constantly works on perfecting her high school band which is considered to be the best in the nation! Scala is also known to be a tad egotistical and is constantly checking herself out in the mirror!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Glamorous country attire with a cowboy hat and a handheld mirror / compact to frequently check yourself with.
JAMIE BOND & FELLOW AGENTS
Government Secret Agent
Jamie Bond is the ultra-mysterious secret agent. Nobody knows why she and her fellow agents are in town and this is making a few people very uneasy.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Space princess costume. An optional toy space gun as a prop.
Fellow agents can either wear the same theme (from the same movie) of costume or secret agent costumes.
Red Axehouse is the brazen firefighter by day and by night; this blaze-wrestler is a romantic poet that performs at the local poetry club. Armed with perfect manners and chivalrous words, this is one sincere and overly-adoring gentleman.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any type of superhero costume.
Pet Store Owner
Originally hailing from India, Surry Pante is an extremely tranquil pet store owner. Surry is known to avoid disputes with mere wit and skills of negotiation and this cliché-talking charmer can instantly command the respect of any animal in the world.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Snake charmer attire. Fake snake, basket and recorder flute as optional props.
Jolly Boatley is a mild-manned fisherman with extraordinary dancing skills. Most see Jolly as a loyal yet naïve friend. Jolly has a funny quirk of rhyming sentences because s/he believes it gets him/her into a zone...especially during times of stress at sea. Friends of Jolly find it quite hysterical at times.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Pirate costume. A fake sword and an eye patch are optional props.
Fasa Shone is a former struggling barista from a small town coffee shop. After meeting her wealthy fiancé 2 years ago, she became the small town pampered princess. Her husband mysteriously disappeared and she moved to the big city to pursue her fashion career. Her prior sugary sweet disposition has melted into a foul, ill-mannered spirit recently. Nonetheless, Fasa is anything but boring.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Dalmatian villain costume.
Silver & Goldsmith
Revlis D’Log is the charismatic yet eccentric artist and silver & goldsmith. Laying claim to fame as the main provider of exquisite silver and gold pieces to dignitaries around the world, Revlis sometimes sings instead of speaks and quickly blames the outburst of song on his/her inner artist.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Tinman Costume.