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Abby Ritter

She/Her/Hers

Customer Service Coordinator
Mischief Management
Participates in 3 items
Abby Ritter is a wizard rocker (and a Hufflepuff) from Worcester, MA. She makes nerdy music about Harry Potter and being queer. Her album, "Live at Malfoy Manor," can be found at abbyritter.bandcamp.com. When she's not working at the customer service desk at a Mischief Management convention, Abby can be found working as a board-certified music therapist. Her interests include piña coladas, getting caught in the rain, and watching an unhealthy amount of YouTube. Ask her about her favorite podcast animatics.

Sessions in which Abby Ritter participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM CDT - 3:00 PM CDT | 1 hour
Fan Creation

The Harry Potter fandom is full of people who've used the series as a jumping off point for their own creations, including music, jewelry, and so much more. This group of creators will discuss how they pay homage to the worlds they love and the challenges that come with playing in a world that someone else created.

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
4:30 PM
4:30 PM CDT - 5:30 PM CDT | 1 hour
FandomThe Muggle WorldConstant Vigilance

In recent years, the Harry Potter franchise has made some controversial decisions that left some fans confused or even upset. How do we contend with these decisions while still supporting a series that has shaped our identities? Join the discussion about walking the fine line of critiquing what you love without completely bashing your spirit.

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
12:45 PM
12:45 PM CDT - 1:45 PM CDT | 1 hour
FandomFan Creation

Wizard rock is more than a music genre; anyone who has spent more than a few minutes at a show can tell you that. Over the years, a community has formed, and it’s become almost as much about the community as it is about the music. Songs have become rituals and anthems, concerts feel more like family reunions (except they’re the kind you actually want to go to), and most of us have filled our dressers with nothing but t-shirts made by the people whose music fuels our daily lives. Come chat wit...