The Dandies are an improvisational comedy troupe based in Toronto, ON, Canada. They produce multiple fandom comedy shows including Holodeck Follies.

By Velvet Wells Fan Expo Canada is this weekend, and The Dandies will be performing geek comedy all weekend long! The Dandies will entertain you and the other fans of: Star Trek (Friday 5:30pm) Harry Potter (Saturday 5:30pm) Supernatural (Sunday 3:30pm) All the shows will be in Room 701A. Go check them out, laugh and [...]

By Danielle Cole Every month, The Dandies do our Star Trek improv show at Comedy Bar. Want to build a whole geeky night out in Toronto around the show? Here are a few ideas to help you plan! What to do before or after Star Trek improv for a full geeky night out in Toronto 1. [...]

By Danielle Cole Summer is always busy - there’s work to do, parties to go to, and events to check out. With everything going on, you want to make sure that anything you spend your precious summer time on is worth it. That’s why we want to share what makes Star Trek improv a perfect addition [...]

by Danielle Cole We understand how hard convention planning can be. You may only be able to go on one day. You may want to check out lots of events and panels. You may be juggling schedules with a whole group of your friends. No matter the reason, if you’ve got to decide which of [...]

For people who love Star Trek and Star Trek improv, this blog topic might be a no-brainer, but if you are waffling on coming to a show or making the commitment to watch any Star Trek series, this post is for you!  Diversity of Star Trek Whether it’s diversity in genders, sexuality, or of humans and [...]

by Zach MeAlia As a fandom improv performer, Zach knows the importance of a well-packed convention bag. Today, he’s here to share what he packs. This includes his general items, as well as his protective materials for any comic books he picks up.  Fandom improv and beyond - what to pack for any convention  Zach [...]

By Velvet Wells Spoiler: The first teaser trailer for Star Trek: Picard is included at the end of this blog. Early episodes of The Dandies’ Star Trek improv show, Holodeck Follies were peppered with references to the adventures and the crew on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Tachyon Field, my captain character, continues to use the Picard [...]

By Chris Casselman It’s June, and that means E3 is here again!  For the uninitiated, E3 is the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo – the biggest video game trade show in North America.  While it was originally a way for video game companies to convince stores like Toys R Us and Walmart to buy as many units [...]