UniCon Enterprises is bringing a multi-fandom, LGBTQ+ event to London on June 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2017. The event will take place at Emirates Stadium, home of football club Arsenal. The Emirates Stadium have some amazing spaces for events, and we can’t wait to give you all an amazing 3-days event with all your favorites.
Expect your favourite stars from TV & film, plus authors, artists, vendors & plenty of Cosplay from a range of genres across the media to come together in this fantastic 3-day event! Not only is UniCon an opportunity to showcase charities & support systems available to our community, but it’s also your chance to interact with guests that have portrayed, or are currently portraying popular LGBTQ+ characters within popular entertainment.
Guests so far includes:
Kat will be joining us on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June, 2017.
When Katherine was little, dreams for her future were split between being a star basketball player in the WNBA and “the voice of the Disney characters”.
A proud Canadian, Katherine is an actor, producer and most recently a director. She studied at the prestigious George Brown Classical Theatre School and fell in love with the intricacy of film acting soon after graduation.
Katherine has appeared in numerous television shows in both Canada and the USA. She has a strong love for comedy performance and studied improvisation at the famous Groundlings Comedy School in California. She is most know for her role as Officer Nicole Haught in The SyFy Network’s Wynonna Earp. She plays sorority dictator, Jacqueline Gill, in The Scarehouse, which was released by Universal Pictures across North America in 2015. Following, she starred along side Bollywood superstar Jacqueline Fernandez in the psychological thriller Definition of Fear, helmed by Oscar winning producer Christopher Branch and set for international release in Winter 2017. Katherine has has just completed filming on feature film, Girls Night Out, starring alongside Mackenzie Mauzy (Into The Woods, Bold and the Beautiful). This fall she is thrilled to join the cast of CBC’s new half hour comedy, Workin Moms, helmed by showrunner Catherine Reitman.
On the other side of the camera Katherine had produced 7 short films. Most notably her comedy short, Issues, was named one of the top three Canadian short films of 2013 by Television critic Richard Crouse. Through her production company, Kit Media, She developed Issues into a television show that was optioned by Edyson Entertainment. She is currently adapting her most recent short, Dissecting Gwen, into a half hour comedy for television.
Although acting continues to be her focus and first love, Katherine’s newest endeavour is directing, finding it the perfect marriage between her acting roots and business brain. She is currently in post-production with two directing projects Cannonball and Dissecting Gwen.
Dominique Provost Chalkley.
Dominique will be attending UniCon on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June, 2017.
Born in Bristol, South West England, Dominique began dancing at the age of 4 and after quickly discovering her passion for all performing arts she trained in acting, singing and all genres of dance to become as versatile a performer as possible. At 16 years old Dominique went on to train for 3 years at Laine Theatre Arts and prior to graduating managed to secure a part in the West End’s hit musical Dirty Dancing, where she played the Alternate Baby Houseman at only 19 years old.
Whilst starring in Dirty Dancing, Dominique discovered her real passion for straight acting. She then went on to feature in E4’s comedy series The Midnight Beast.
Paul Hyett’s, The Seasoning House (2013) was Dominique’s first feature film which was a huge success premiering as FrightFest’s opening night movie and making cinema release. Dominique then starred in the West End’s hit musical Viva Forever based on the songs of the Spice Girls.
In 2015, Dominique filmed Marvel’s, The Avengers - Age of Ultron, where she gained invaluable experience. Other TV and film credits include 12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries and Buckout Road.
Dominique’s favourite project to date is filming Wynonna Earp in Calgary, Canada, where she plays Wynonna’s younger sister Waverly. She is very much looking forward to filming its second season in December 2016.
Floriana will be attending UniCon on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017.
Floriana was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She studied Communication at Ohio State University and thought she would go into investigative journalism. Post- graduation, Floriana worked as a production assistant at NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio. It was there that she realized she wanted to switch gears to on-camera work. She moved to LA shortly after and started booking acting jobs.
Taking on series regular roles on Allegiance and The Mob Doctor as well as notable guest starring appearances on Psych, Hawaii Five-0, In Plain Sight, and How I Met Your Mother, to more recently starring in the ABC political drama, The Family, and also recurring on the new Fox series, Lethal Weapon, based on the hit movie franchise of the same name.
A lady of many talents, Floriana has written, produced, and starred in an upcoming web comedy series called Girls Guide to LA. The premise is 4 girls living together in a house, and they all have different jobs (i.e. Personal assistant, junior publicist, actress, and a plastic surgeon’s nurse) following their adventures through dating and work in Los Angeles.
At present Floriana can be seen in the popular second season of the hit CW superhero drama series, Supergirl. She plays Maggie Sawyer, a detective for the National City Police Department who takes a special interest in the cases involving aliens…and Alex Danvers.
Zoie will be attending UniCon on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, 2017.
Born in England, Palmer’s love of acting began at an early age. Determined to follow her dream, she moved to Toronto where she graduated from York University’s Theatre Program with a B.F.A. Palmer has appeared in an array of television productions, notably starring as Ronald Reagan’s daughter, Patti, in The Reagans, the critically acclaimed MOW that caused a sensation and was nominated for a slate of Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. Palmer also appeared in the Emmy Award-winning TV movie Out of the Ashes, starred in the pilot Devil’s Perch, and portrayed Goth musician Patsy in the series Instant Star. Palmer also starred in Snapshots for Henry, which was nominated for a Genie Award as Best Live Action Short Drama, and was honored with the Best Actor Award at the Baja California Film Festival for her performance in Terminal Venu, a short by Alexandre Franchi. She was also nominated for an ACTRA award for her work in The Untitled Work of Paul Sheppard.
Zoie also starred as Coast Guard rescue swimmer Carly Grieg in the hit Global series The Guard and more recently she starred in the movie Cold Blooded, a thriller for which she was awarded the best actress award at the Bare Bones International Film Festival. Zoie starred in the comedy Sex After Kids written and directed by Jeremy Lalonde and her new drama Patchtown is currently hitting the festival circuit. Zoie recently wrapped the Showcase hit series Lost Girl’s 5th and final season. Debuting this summer, from the creators of Stargate and producers of Lost Girl, Zoie is currently starring in SYFY’s Dark Matter, which began filming its third season in November 2016.
Rachel will be attending UniCon on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017.
Rachel is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Black Canary/Dinah Lance in Birds of Prey, Tamsin in Lost Girl and Queen Elizabeth I of England in The CW show, Reign.
Rachel was 16 when she landed the lead role of Dinah Lance however once filming wrapped she returned to Canada to complete high school before achieving a double degree in English Literature and Classical Studies at the prestigious Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. After graduation, she backpacked around Western Europe for four months with friends before moving back to Los Angeles in 2008.
She returned to acting and appeared in numerous TV shows and movies before landing the recurring and extremely popular role of Tamsin in Lost Girl in 2013. Currently Rachel stars as Queen Elizabeth I of England in Reign, an American historical fantasy romance TV series following the early exploits of Mary, Queen of Scots.
More guests will be regularly announced, so keep an eye out for those announcemets. You can follow UniCon 2017 here on Tumblr, but also on Twitter and Facebook.
1) Tulou Tagaloa – Olivia Foa’i 2) An Innocent Warrior – Vai Mahina, Sulata Foai-Amiatu & Matthew Ineleo 3) Where You Are – Christopher Jackson, Rachel House, Nicole Scherzinger, Auli’i Cravalho & Louise Bush 4) How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho 5) We Know the Way – Opetaia Foa’i & Lin-Manuel Miranda 6) How Far I’ll Go (Reprise) – Auli’i Cravalho 7) You’re Welcome – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson 8) Shiny – Jemaine Clement 9) Logo Te Pate – Olivia Foa’i, Opetaia Foa’i & Talaga Steve Sale 10) I Am Moana (Song of the Ancestors) – Rachel House & Auli’i Cravalho 11) Know Who You Are – Auli’i Cravalho, Vai Mahina, Olivia Foa’i, Opetaia Foa’i & Matthew Ineleo 12) We Know the Way (Finale) – Lin-Manuel Miranda & Opetaia Foa’i