Creating a Steampunk Opera

Meet the creators and performers of Steam ~ or ~ The Specters of the Knox Mill, Liz Rishel, Sean Lenhart, Jordan Speranzo, and William Strom, as they describe their process of how they designed a uniquely steampunk show, a blend of classical styles and new innovation that is infused into every element.     Read more →

Where’s the Gothic Horror in Steampunk?

Panelists: Travis Sivart, Andrea D’Amico, Tara and Mo Moeller Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, HG Wells’s Invisible Man, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Oscar Wilde’s Picture of Dorian Gray are all classic tale of horror that were seeds of steampunk. But where are all the gothic horror elements in our beloved hobby? Read more →

Cosplay Etiquette

Panelists: Travis Sivart, Andrea D’Amico, Tara and Mo Moeller We love to see people all dressed up in costume, that’s why we do it also! But what are the social rules when engaging someone? Taking their picture? Asking about their outfit? Come join in this discussion to see what everyone thinks is the right way to interact when cosplaying. Read more →