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Friday, June 3 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conventions and Cosplays with Disabilities

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“Conventions and Cosplay with Disabilities” is an engaging discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities faced by those dealing with many types of disabilities, from sensory and mobility impairments to “invisible conditions” like ADHD and social anxiety disorder. In a safe and supportive environment, we’ll share experiences and information aimed at enhancing the fandom convention, with a special emphasis on the amazing world of cosplay.

6pm

Moderators
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Brian Holloway

Theatre Instructor, Union County Public Schools
Costume designer with over 27+ years experience for film television, and stage. Make-Up Supervisor and actor for Star Trek: New Voyages/PHASE II for 8+ years. Owner of Material Worlds Costuming. Convention moderator and panelist yearly at a variety of conventions. Professional actor for over 22 years with credits ranging from musical theatre tours to Shakespeare companies including RSC-A.

Speakers
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Chris Shrewsbury

Chris Shrewsbury has been attending conventions and cosplaying for almost 30 years.  Growing up in WV, he's attended, volunteered at, and been staff at literally dozens of cons along the east coast. While studying Speech Pathology and Deaf Education at Liberty Univ., he became a nationally certified sign language interpreter and has worked with many notable entertainers, educators, and government officials.  He also served a tour in... Read More →


Friday June 3, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Concord H

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