Allen Ryde is a passionate long time cosplayer and artist. He has served as a judge for costume and cosplay competitions at various conventions such as Katsucon and Anime USA.
Allen is a professional costume commissioner. He is experienced in many different aspects of costuming from accessories to wigs to full on costume ensembles. Allen specializes in fantasy ballgowns. The intricate detailing in his work gives it a special and unique affect with a touch of couture elegance. He has worked for and supplied costumes for professional theatre companies, opera houses, entertainment companies. Allen is a freelance pattern designer and product developer for the well known corset company Timeless Trends.
When not sewing or building costumes, Allen Ryde is a professional burlesque entertainer. He can be seen performing with various burlesque troupes and professional shows. Shows include: Cosplay Burlesque and Burlesque Is Coming, which is the only burlesque show personally approved by George R. R. Martin based off the characters of A Song of Ice and Fire. He is also the founder and head of the party entertainment company Faerie Fantastical Parties. They providing top notch quality character entertainment to birthday parties, school visits and large scale functions and corporate events with princesses, superheroes, pirates etc. His company of performers also does frequent charity and hospital visits for children in hospitals or in partnership with foundations such as Kids Wish and Hope for the Holidays. https://www.facebook.com/
Allen Ryde will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Booth 1035.
Allen Ryde will take part in panels and events that are open to all attendees and included in the price of admission to Raleigh Supercon. Allen will be one of the judges for the main Costume Competition on Saturday night!