Allen Ryde is a passionate long time cosplayer and artist, that 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 experienced in many different aspects of costuming from accessories to wigs to full on costume ensembles. He specializes in fantasy ballgowns and intricate detailing in his work to give it a special and unique touch with a touch of couture elegance. He has worked for and supplied costumes for professional theatre companies, opera houses, entertainment companies and 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 performing with various burlesque troupes and professional shows as 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, 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. Allen Ryde is super excited to be a cosplay guest at Florida SuperCon and hopes to see all of you there!
Allen Ryde will be appearing Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Booth # 2308
Allen Ryde will take part in panels and events that are open to all attendees and included in the price of admission to Florida Supercon. Allen will be one of the judges for the main Costume Competition on Saturday night!