Beware, everypony. The talent behind Big Bad Starlight Glimmer, Kelly Sheridan, is joining BABSCon 2016’s list of amazing guests. Can you handle it?

In addition to portraying Starlight Glimmer and Sassy Saddles in Season 5 of My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic, Kelly has a mammoth voice acting resume. She’s starred in the MLP franchise going back to My Little Pony Tales and various G3 MLP movies. She’s dubbed some of the best and best-known animes of all time, with roles ranging from Ukyo in Ranma ½ to Sango in InuYasha to Greenback Jane in Black Lagoon. She can also be heard in Neil Gaiman’s Eternals as Sersi. And…so…much…more!

Kelly joins Lauren Faust, John de Lancie, Nicole Oliver, Josh Haber, Kora Kosicka, Andy Price, and Katie Cook on BABSCon’s growing list of Guests of Honor, so don’t miss your chance to register now!

Do you have what it takes to be the next big Voice Actor? Show us what you got.

Kelly will be teaming up with Nicole Oliver and a third mystery guest as our judging panel for year three of BABSCon’s unique fan voice acting competition, The Voice: Equestria. Let the professionals put you through your paces on our stage to show off your talent to the world. If you can win this, you definitely have a chance in the wild world of voice acting.

Here are the rules:

  1. You must be attending BABSCon 2016 in person and be 18 or over to be eligible.
  2. To enter, upload a video to YouTube (or similar service) of no more than 3 minutes in length displaying your range as a VA* (Note: This is NOT “mimic as many ponies from MLP:FiM as possible”…we want distinct characters with a variety of pitches, tonalities, accents, etc.).
  3. Tweet a link of your video to @babscon with the hashtag #TheVoiceEquestria, or post to our Facebook, to submit it, and send an email to [email protected] with your name, BABSCon badge name, email address, and phone number.
  4. Our staff will select finalists from the submissions to compete on stage, live at BABSCon, where our panel of MLP VAs will audition you!
  5. Finalists from The Voice: Equestria Seasons 1 & 2 are not eligible.

We’ll be accepting entries from 2/1/16-2/28/16.

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*By submitting an entry to The Voice: Equestria, you grant BABSCon permission to use your entry, or any portion of it, for promotional purposes, though ownership of the video remains yours.

BABSCon, the Bay Area Brony Spectacular, is the San Francisco Bay Area’s annual convention for fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and associated titles. Operating since 2014, BABSCon brings together some of the most talented actors, writers, and artists in the industry and fandom to meet and interact with attendees, and provides a family-friendly safe space for fans to buy and sell wares and art, support local charities, and make new friends that attend from all around the world.

Email [email protected] for more information!


  • Raffaele Lanza

    Mmmmhhhh…. how many attendants the Babscon will have?