Christine Barkl

MisCon 31 Panel Volunteer

Christine Barkl is a costume designer, seamstress, and cosplay creator. She has been involved with costuming since she was 6 years old, and her mother made the costumes for her dance studio. She participated in 4-H and in High School Theater productions, as a young person. After high school, she started a family, and made clothes and costumes throughout their childhood. She got back into costuming in 1990, when her children began performing in community theater. She has worked on over 50 productions, 25, of which, were productions she was the costume designer. She began designing and constructing for cosplay in 2011. At SpoCon, she has judged the Masquerade event. She also has competed in the Masquerade event at the master level.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville , Darkon , Eekie and Snow Cosplay , Ministry of Magic , Realm of Stygia , Realms of Avalon , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Clay Cooper (Ol Scratch), Eric the Excellent, James Hayes, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira), Tundra Malamute, Lynn Martin, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Nikki Rossignol

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Higgins and through Caras Park back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Cosplay Horror Stories, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Christine Barkl, Lynn Martin, Lily Oliver

    Every seasoned cosplayer has that one disaster they will never live down. The time her dress was too poofy to fit in the car. The moment his foam sword fell apart on stage. The sudden and unfortunate rip, tear or pop. Come down and share funny stories about costumes gone awry and pick up some tips for preventing future embarrassment.

Note: Guest and pro biographical information may have been updated since MisCon 31.

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