June 20th, 2021

The final installment of Jeff's 10 part characterized death story is released on TikTok! Over the course of 2 months, the series has received over 13 million views (and counting) from people curious to see the life of a living dead person, AKA Dead Jeff

To see it for yourself click this icon:

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April 17th, 2021

Jeff joins TikTok and begins telling the comedic, true story of how the United States Government accidentally marked him as "deceased" and his subsequent journey towards legal resurrection. Within the first 2 days of the video being out it had garnered over 1 million views and over 100,000 followers who wanted to see the story play out!

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February 20th, 2021

Jeff produced a charity fundraiser with "Basements & Bugbears" to raise $1000 for Jasper's Game Day!

The event consisted of 3 games of Dungeons & Dragons streamed on played by awesome creators and artists in the TableTop community such as NFL Player Travis Frederick; Illustrator Bri Neumann; Podcasters Lauren Shippen, Andrew Strother, and Wes Cordell; Professional D&D players

Vee Mus'e, Shareef Jackson, and Shannon Roby; and more! 

You can watch all the games on the

Jasper's Game Day YouTube Channel

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February 19th, 2021

"Basements & Bugbears Episode 1: Unlikely Adventurers" launches online! By the end of it's first week "Basements & Bugbears" was featured in Dragon+, the official D&D magazine from Wizards of the Coast, as well as Broadway World!

To watch the episode click here: Basements & Bugbears Episode 1

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January 11th, 2021

"Basements & Bugbears" announces the release date of their pilot will be February 19th alongside a charity fundraiser with Jasper's Game Day to raise money for suicide prevention and awareness taking place on February 20th!

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October 24th, 2020

Feature film "Noise" that Jeff acted in wraps filming and enters post-production. "Noise" hopes to premier in the festival circuit sometime next year!


October 11th, 2020

Jeff's script "Weirdsville" is announced is 1 of 3 finalist at the 2020 Austin Film Festival in the fiction podcast category! You can find more information about the script here: Weirdsville

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October 11th, 2020

Filming begins for a new feature film "Noise" which will shoot over the course of the next 2 weeks! Jeff will be playing the role of Ned in this edgy film about a high school grunge band hosting a garage party in 1994. 

"Noise" is based off of the stageplay of the same name written by Jack LeGoff, produced by Samuel Wright Richardson, and directed by Joseph Kevin Coles.

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September 25th, 2020

"Weridsville", an audiodrama written by Jeff, is announced as a semifinalist in the Austin International Film Fest Script competition!

September 10th, 2020

Thank you so much to friends at Jasper's Game Day for the "Basements & Bugbears" social media shoutout!

Jasper's Game Day is a non profit charity organization that hosts TTRPG events all across the country to raise money for Suicide Prevention and Awareness.

For more information and to support Jasper's Game Day you can check out their website here: 


September 10th, 2020

"Basements & Bugbears" releases their first official teaser!

You can see the teaser for yourself here:

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August 18th, 2020

"Basements & Bugbears" launches their social media campaign!

Follow @bnbwebseries for updates on the show, behind the scenes pictures, and a precursor story in the form of text exchanges and social media posts from the character's released in real time!

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  • Instagram

August 13th, 2020

Jeff is cast as Ned in the feature film "Noise", based on the stageplay of the same name written by Jack LeGoff!

"Noise" is set to film in mid October and will be directed by Joseph Kevin Coles and produced by Samuel Wright Richardson.

May 17th, 2020

Jeff produces an online workshop exploring Zoom performance featuring a performance of "Amazons & their Men" by Jordan Harrison featuring:

Tigony Stocks as The Frau/Penthesilea

Charlie Manoukian as The Man/Achilles

Ben Kalish as The Boy/Patroclus

Avery Banks as The Extra/All the Nameless Amazons

Directed and Produced by Jeff Athey

March 9th, 2020

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens at The Amateur Comedy Club!

Jeff is playing the role of Lysander. The production is produced by The Snarks, directed by Greg Pragel, and runs from March 9th-March 15th.

March 1st, 2020

"Basements & Bugbears" episode 1 wraps up their filming and enters post production.

"Basements & Bugbears" hopes to release the episode in the Fall of 2020 alongside a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to make an entire season of the show!

January 17th, 2020

Jeff produces and stars in a staged reading of "Clarkston" by Samuel D. Hunter!

Directed by: Pete McElligott

Featuring: Jeff Athey, Christa Kimlicko Jones, and Oliver Palmer

“Clarkston” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.