An Iconic Build with Foamtastic Creations – BUILDING AN ICON WITH FOAMTASTIC CREATIONS There’s something in those English waters...they create fantastic Prop Builders! From BB8 to AT-AT walkers to 2018's huge and amazing Stargate, the Foamtastic-Creations and More team will take you through how they re-created this year's iconic set piece (to be revealed soon) out of foam, paint and a few well-placed ping-pong balls! It’s skill, ingenuity and attention to detail taken to the next level, with more than a little bit of magic thrown in! Sat 11:15am the Cardinal Academy Brought to you by Createspace
Cosplay 101 - Join Alicornia, Auragale, and Azariah - three fierce and fabulous local cosplayers - as they break down the basics to getting started in the incredible craft that is cosplay.They'll cover both where to find materials to build your costume as well as reliable places to buy complete cosplays. These ladies have many tips and tricks to share, including the endless things you can sew with just a rectangle of fabric! Feel free to bring a photo of a costume you'd like to make for more personalized pointers. Sat 1:00pm, Cardinal Academy, Brought to you by Sleeping Giant Brewery
How to Train your Baby Klingon – Have you ever wondered what’s involved with growing a baby Klingon into a full grown Warrior?? Come out and see Thunder Bay’s resident Klingon, K'tal son of Kaj, as he shows you the ropes of turning your wee ones into fierce little warriors? Sat 2:00pm Heritage Holodeck Stage Sun 2:00pm Heritage Holodeck Stage
Richard Brake Q & A: Fire & Ice From Batman Begins to Doom, from Cold Mountain to the Game of Thrones, Richard Brake has taken playing a bad guy to an art form! Join him on the Main Stage and save your wildest questions for the man who's so good at being bad! Panel Brought to you by Heartbeat Hot Sauce Richard Brake Brought to you by Tourism Thunder Bay Sat 1:15pm Coliseum Stage Sun 10:30am Coliseum Stage
The Art of Illusion - Bill Hedrick is a professional makeup artist and prosthetics maker with Illusion Makeup Studio, in Minneapolis, USA. He will be sharing tips and tricks on how to use makeup and prosthetics to achieve your cosplay goals. He will also be doing a 'by donation charity draw' in support of the St John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program for the chance for one audience member to be transformed into a Klingon during this panel. Sat 2:15pm Cardinal Academy
Kirby Morrow Q & A: Behind the Voice From Goku to Michaelangelo, from Ninjago's Cole to X-Men's Cyclops, Kirby Morrow has over 23 years as an actor and teacher with more than 180 professional credits. Join him as he talks about his exciting career voicing some of the most beloved characters in film and TV. Kirby Morrow Brought to you by Safety Net Security Sat 3:15pm Coliseum Stage
Comic Books 101 - Does it start with an idea? Does it start with a sketch? Once you have those, where do you go? Online or paper, indie or traditional? So many questions and we have the artists who can help with the answers! Join Indie comic artists Stephany Lein, Hugh Rookwood and Chris Talarico for a glimpse into the world of an emergent comic artist. Hugh Rookwood Brought to you by TBaytel, Stephany Lein Brought to you by Recreation World, Chris Talarico Brought to you by Create Space Sat 3:15, Cardinal Academy
Fitness for Superheroes: with Kevin Porter - Join our favourite Batman as he discusses the pros and cons of maintaining a Gotham-level physique, with both athletic and nutritional elements in perfect balance. But if you know Kevin, you know he is even more passionate about mental and emotional health, and you're sure to come away from this panel feeling like you can take on the world. Maybe even the Joker. Brought to you by IDA ThunderCare Pharmacy Sat 4:15pm, Coliseum Stage
Heroes and Villains: An Actor's Perspective - Join Kirby Morrow and Kevin Porter onstage for a spirited discussion on the differences in portraying the heroes and villains in their respective portfolios. Hosted by the very evil genius, Dr. Stevil, this panel should offer a great take on getting into character -good, bad and in-between! Panel Brought to you by Safety Net Security Sun 12:30pm, Coliseum Stage
Performances on stage & on Grounds
Superior HEMA Swords: Watch and marvel at Historical European Martial Arts. This company has evolved using manuscripts and treatises written by masters of the medieval and renaissance eras, and their skill, honour, and general bad-assery will astound you! Sat Coliseum Stage 11:15am
Hip Hop Pop Rocks - Bringing back the boombap with class! Thundercon is hosting a group of musicians ranging from hiphop to pop/rock. They'll be crushing the main stage at select times, performing a special anthology of Thundercon inspired original and cover songs. Now is your chance to get down to your favourite backing tracks from the geeky TV and film that made them hits. Plus, artists will perform their own unique original Thundercon infused bangers. Happy 5 years, LET'S GET IT, TCon! Saturday Sept 21:10:00am - Earthling Art Collective 12:00pm - Kross Kid + James van Teeflen 5:00pm - Sektion Sunday Sept 22: 11:30am - Sektion 3:00pm - Earthling Art Collective 5:00pm - Closing Ceremonies Group MegaFinale
**All panels/times/days and rooms are subject to change. Please double check your program at the con to be sure.
Get Your Geek On, Thunder Bay! 2019 at the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE)!
Sat. September 21, 10:00am-6:00pm Sun. September 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm