Allen specializes in fantasy ball gowns, where intricate details give his work a unique touch of couture elegance. He has worked with and supplied costumes for professional theatre companies, opera houses, and entertainment companies. He is also a freelance pattern designer and product developer for the well-known corset company Timeless Trends.
When not sewing or building costumes, Allen Ryde is a professional burlesque entertainer. He performs with various burlesque troupes and does professional shows with CosPop Productions and Burlesque Is Coming, the only burlesque show personally approved by George R. R. Martin based off the characters of A Song of Ice and Fire. He is also the founder and head of the party entertainment company Faerie Fantastical Parties, providing top notch character entertainment to birthday parties, school visits, large scale functions, and corporate events with princesses, superheroes, pirates etc. His company of performers also frequently does charity and hospital visits for children or in partnership with foundations such as Kids Wish and Hope for the Holidays. Allen Ryde is super excited to be a cosplay guest at Anime USA and hopes to see all of you there!