Fractali Cosplay
My partner and handler, Ali, helps me coordinate slides, slide advancement, and music at formal balls. She's also a cosplayer, writer, webmistress, and advocate alongside me at the Cosplayer Survivor Support Network.

Benjamin Wright-Heuman, aka BWH Comics
Comic artist, friend, and frequent dance partner Ben Wright-Heuman assistant teaches and demonstrates with me at mutual convention venues. Check out his comic Cospain, based in part on experiences we've had in our friend group across the years.


Comics by Jackie Lo about proper convention behavior.

Dance Groups

Social Dance at Anime Cons
A Facebook group to update members on ballroom & social events, to help find places to learn dance, and gain tips on how to run a formal/social ball at conventions.

Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society
A non-profit organization that advocates cultural diversity and acceptance in a safe, educational environment through promotion of international performing and visual art exhibitions as well as culturally relevant and historically significant interactive demonstrations while fostering collaboration with other charitable communities to create unique enrichment opportunities for all ages.

Fanimecon's Black and White Ball
Fanimecon's annual formal ball.


Symphonic Anime Orchestra
An interactive, fun, and completely unique convention experience. Whether playing with the orchestra or listening to it the music will inspire, move, and entertain your senses!

Anime Ballroom Orchestra
A northeast Ohio based ensemble dedicated to performing classical adaptations of popular anime and video game songs.

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