Special Guest Host: Stephanie ‘Hex’ Bendixsen
We’re excited to announced that our special guest host for the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon 2018 is Stephanie ‘Hex’ Bendixsen! You might know her from Good Game (ABC), How To Be A Fan With Hex (ABC) or more recently screenPLAY (Channel 7). She is the co-author of the book series Pixel Raiders with Bajo, and a partnered Twitch streamer. Stephanie has also recently announced she is now a presenter for National Geographic.
In addition to her passionate love of gaming, Stephanie has always been heavily immersed in all aspects of geek culture. She enjoys science fiction, fantasy, collecting swords and figurines and occasionally slinging arrows at her local archery club.
We can’t wait to see Steph at the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon 2018 and hope you do too!
Live Performance: Pierre Ulric
We couldn’t have a Magic themed pop culture convention without a magician! Award winning international mystery performer Pierre Ulric has performed around the world including Canada, USA, France, England, Italy, Japan, Burkina Faso & Indonesia. He is now delighted to bring his very special brand of live magic and illusion to the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon theatre stage as part of The Rah! Closing Ceremony.
At the edge of reality, everything is possible and nothing is what it seems… Dynamic, original and interactive fun for all. Absolutely not to be missed!
Live Performance: KCDC – Kaotsun’s Cover Dance Crew
Kaotsun’s Cover Dance Crew (KCDC) are a local dance crew that have been in the game since 2011. They started with K-Pop, but as their numbers grew they eventually branched out into J-Pop and Cosplay covers too. While KCDC like to focus on their YouTube covers and dance performances, they also hold dance classes in the city, so be sure to check out their page if you’re interested! With over 70,000 subscribers and nearly 10 million views on youtube including multiple videos with over a million views, KCDC will be performing a special “Magic” inspired K-Pop/Cosplay mashup dance in Love Live influenced cosplay for the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon 2018 on the big main stage.
Kirilee Cosplay has has represent WA twice in the Madman National Cosplay Champions twice (and overall MNCC winner 2015). She enjoys sewing, presenting tutorials, running workshops and being creative in general.
Giorgia has won many cosplay and masquerade awards, including the Madman National Cosplay Championship (MNCC), of which she was a finalist in 2010 and 2011, and won the overall Championship in 2012.
Together they represented Australia this year at the World Cosplay Summit in Japan for 2018.
See Kirilee & Giorgia on the ‘Champions of Cosplay Panel’ in the Act-Belong-Commit (Boardwalk) Theatre, hosted by Stephanie Bendixsen. Giorgia & Kirilee will also have a meet & greet session in the morning to answer your cosplay related questions. Check the schedule for details when available.
Cosplay Guest: Anime-naics
Anime-niacs cosplay is a team comprising of Scott Bowen and Keiralee Humphreys. They have been cosplaying together since 2013 and have represented WA in the Madman National Cosplay Championship finals 3 times.
See the Anime-niacs on the ‘Champions of Cosplay Panel’ in the Act-Belong-Commit (Boardwalk) Theatre, hosted by Stephanie Bendixsen. The Anime-niacs will also have a meet & greet session in the morning to answer your cosplay related questions. Check the schedule for details when available.
Wraith Base is the Western Australian branch of The Rebel Legion; an international Star Wars costuming organization. Members create and wear screen accurate costumes and props from the Star Wars Universe, and our members give back to the community through volunteer activities and charity events.
The Desert Scorpion Garrison, or DSG for short, is one of Australia’s newest 501st Legion Garrisons, formerly a squad under Terror Australis Garrison. Members have been spreading the joy of Star Wars across Western Australia since 2011 with our costumes based on the Empire and “bad guys” characters from the Star Wars universe.
Catch the 501st & Rebel Legion hanging around the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon 2018, spreading the “magic” of the force!
Cosplay Guest: Order of Merlin
We could have a magic themed pop culture convention without inviting these magical inspired cosplayers.
Order of Merlin is a group of passionate cosplayers who decided to form a group to show of one of their great loves. The love for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Keep an eye out for the Order of Merlin as they bring their wizarding cosplay magic to the Act-Belong-Commit RahCon 2018
*Guests are subject to change