The Community Panel at Sask Expo

Our Vibrant Community

Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. That’s why fans love our Community Panel! Learning from pop culture gurus can make a world of difference when it comes to creative planning and taking action.

Are you a seasoned enthusiast? Apply to be a part of the Community Panel stage and share your skills, how-tos, and experiences with eager newcomers and fans seeking knowledge and encouragment! 

The 2024 Community Panel Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: Subject to change or cancellation without notice.

SATURDAY | MAY 4 | 2024

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - Community Panel Stage - Hall E

11:30 AM

Planning Your Cosplay with Quelsie Cosplay

So, you’ve decided to cosplay, but unsure where to go from there? Join Quelsie Cosplay for a look into planning your next costume, from choosing your character to all the planning prep before you make it!

1:00 PM

Brighten the lives of others through Star Wars costuming with Giles Woodward

Reawaken your Star Wars fandom. Come out and meet members of your local 501st & Rebel Legions, Mandalorian Mercs and The Dark Empire. Do you love everything Star Wars? Have you ever thought about Star Wars Costuming? Have a look behind the mask and see how a costume works. Receive costuming help & advice from our members. Photo opportunities with some of your favourite characters.

3:00 PM

Mad-Lib Theatre with Trent Gillespie from Off the Cuff Improv

Hailing from Prince Albert, Off the Cuff Improv makes its triumphant return to the Expo. We know the games, but the audience provides the ideas! Mad-lib theatre, Party Quirks, Dating Game, and so much more! Come see our geeky creativity as we tailor our show for the pop-culture, geeky realm of the Saskatoon Entertainment Expo!

SUNDAY | MAY 5 | 2024

Sunday, May 5, 2024 - Community Panel Stage - Hall E

11:30 AM

Cosplay Props – Start to Finish with Quelsie Cosplay

Are you new to prop making or just looking for a few extra tips and tricks? From commonly used materials and patterning, to assembling and painting, join Quelsie Cosplay as she goes over the essential steps to making your dream prop a reality.

1:00 PM

Where No Bard Has Gone Before: Star Trek and Shakespeare with Timothy Drake

“You’ve not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon.” General Chang A presentation, with a follow-up Q&A, on the relationship between Star Trek and the plays of William Shakespeare.

2:00 PM

Ask an Expert: Cosplayer Panel

Community Panel Applications for 2024

The 2024 Community panel applications are now closed. Thank you to all applicants! 

Tap/click the Click To Apply button and fill out the form to apply to become a speaker at this year’s Community Panel.