Workshop presenters will be added as they are confirmed.
Ms. Brenda and arcane are a full time Master/slave couple. Ms. Brenda and arcane held the Ohio Master/slave title for two years and GLLA Master/slave in 2014. They present nationwide on leather and relationship topics, and currently reside in the greater Columbus Ohio area. www.arcanesattic.com
Otter has been drawing and sketching as long as he can remember. Given the chance to take on the Doodles workshop, he didn't hesitate for a second!
De and Ray are a couple who host monthly meet-n-greets at bars, lifestyle events, strip clubs, restaurants, and other local venues. Their parties and events are held in the greater Toledo and Northwest Ohio area. They offer a no pressure, safe, and fun atmosphere where like-minded adult couples and singles in the swinging lifestyle can meet, socialize, dance, drink, and get acquainted with new friends. www.toledoadultparties.com
"The Villainess of Burlesque" is an award winning touring performer. Her accolades include performing in The Southern Exposure Pageant (NC) and won best group 2012 with Kubrilesque. In 2015 attended and graduated from Coney Island USA's Sideshow School. Winner of Best Singer at the 2014 (DC) and 2016 (VA) Burlypicks and silver medalist at the 2016 (DC) Burlypicks, she is the 2016 “Evil Princess” at The Evil Queen Of Burlesque Pageant (TX). She was also voted Best Burlesque Dancer for Best Of Gay DC 2016 by The Washington Blade. She is the owner of Glit-O-Rama Productions based out of Washington DC.
Laura Bogush is a sex advocate and educator. A former first grade teacher and college professor, she holds a Master’s degree and has over 30 years of experience in the field of education. A student of Betty Dodson and a Bodysex facilitator, Laura specializes in helping women love their bodies and maximize sexual pleasure.
For over ten years, Dr. Bumpy and his Sybian have been well-traveled, pleasing the ladies at numerous swing and bdsm events. Dr. Bumpy is always a gentleman and makes ladies feel comfortable. Nurse Laura is a sex advocate and educator. A former first grade teacher and college professor, she holds a Master’s degree and has over 30 years of experience in the field of education. A student of
Betty Dodson and a Bodysex facilitator, Laura specializes in helping women love their bodies and maximize sexual pleasure.
Tattoo artist and piercer David Lee Carpenter has been in the biz for five years now. He did a piercing apprenticeship under master piercer Kimmy Videk. An accomplished artist and musician, David lives in sunny Bedford with his wife, burlesque dancer and producer Fever Blister and a dog named Cha Cha. He is also co-producer of Succumb Productions, a company that focuses on art shows, burlesque shows and subculture party events. He is a regular Renaissance man. Having been a supervisor for the Fetish Playland and Grinders Ball, David has been a member of the sexier side of Cleveland for over 25 years.
Sadomasochistic top and all around nice asshole, Beast D has been in the public scene for over 7 years. In that time, he has taught at most clubs in the Northeast Ohio area and most of Columbus as well. He is a current board member of OhioSMART in Cleveland, Ohio and fully believes in helping others get more hands on with their sexuality.
Ulthari is a certified hypnotist and universalist Daoist priest. He has explored hypnokink and other erotic mental play for over 15 years, presenting practical psychology and hypnosis workshops for regional and local events for over a decade. Currently, he resides in Buffalo with two pet cats, one of which is of the people variety.
Founded in 2003, CineKink recognizes and encourages the positive depiction of sexuality and kink in film and television, most visibly through its annual film festival, CineKink NYC. Featuring a carefully-curated program of films and videos that celebrate and explore the wide diversity of sexuality, with offerings drawn from both Hollywood and beyond, works presented by CineKink range from documentary to drama, camp comedy to artsy experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit — and everything in between.