Guests

Ask questions, take pictures, and hang out with our awesome guests at Empire City Con 2019.

2018 Guests // 2017 Guests

 

Deedee Magno Hall 

Voice of Pearl

Deedee is currently the voice of “Pearl” on Cartoon Network’s Emmy nominated series, Steven Universe & “Snuggs” the hedgehog in Doc McStuffins on the Disney Channel.

Theater credits include: “Kim” Miss Saigon (Broadway, 2nd US National Tour & Asian Tour), “Nessarose” Wicked (1st US National Tour), “Diana” Next To Normal (East West Players), If/Then (Broadway & US National Tour), “Mrs. Walker” The Who’s Tommy (East West Players), “Lehua” Honu By The Sea (Johnson Enos).

TV & Film: Original cast of Disney Channel’s New Mickey Mouse ClubThird WatchDellaventuraRear WindowFaceSister Act 2. Recordings: 4 albums with Hollywood Record’s pop group, “The Party” (touring the US, Canada, Europe & Asia, opening up for Taylor Dayne, Hi 5, Color Me Badd & Vanilla Ice) & co-founder of mommy singing group, “Mama Bares”.

Proud wife & mommy of 2, grateful to God for family, friends & the opportunity to do what she loves!

Autograph, selfie, and recording prices are TBD

Bakamono

Cosplayer

Bakamono began cosplaying in 2008. They are a self taught makeup artist, seamstress, and wig stylist. Known mainly for their gravity defying wigs and being able to create unnatural, cartoon styles that translate properly into the real world. Bakamono has a penchant for cosplaying very pink characters, and is best known for their Rose Quartz. They performed last year in For_the_love_of_clod’s AbraCLODabra as Jasper and the Q&A/Singalong as Sadie Killer. Bakamono was a guest at Ramencon 2015 and 2016.

Kelly Kirstein

Cosplayer

Kelly Kirstein’s experience spans several genres of performance, from representing the United States and placing as a semifinalist at Miss Supranational 2015, to working as an internationally published model and appearing in film and television work. Her cosplays range from Marvel Heroes to Disney Princesses, but took off with Lapis Lazuli from Steven Universe. Her Lapis cosplay has been featured on Cartoon Network social media pages and Tumblr Staff Picks. Kelly loves performing live at conventions, experimenting with new makeup looks and is proud to be a queer cosplayer.

Kinetic Cosplay

Cosplayer

Chloe “Kinetic Cosplay” has been making all her costumes by hand for six years and runs her own online cosplay business specializing in arm socks.

Her skills include body paint, sewing, foam smithing, wig styling, and pattern-making.

She loves to cosplay from Steven Universe and games like The Legend of Zelda and Overwatch; she has been featured by Cartoon Network and Blizzard for her handiwork.

Recently starting a job at Universal Studios as a costume designer and Patternmaker, Chloe works to improve her skills and continue making living doing what she loves.

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