By Velvet Wells When people ask about the origin story of The Dandies and the troupe’s Star Trek improv show, Holodeck Follies, I note that Star Trek and improvisational comedy share something in common: both give protagonists the space to boldly go on adventures. How I boldly go in Star Trek improv As captain of [...]

By Josh Henderson Two weekends ago, The Dandies hit Toronto ComiCon with our Star Trek improv, Harry Potter improv, and Star Wars improv shows. As The Dandies media guru, I had the joy of seeing these shows from off-stage. While I have a lot to focus on during performances, I do have moments where I [...]

by Danielle Cole This weekend, The Dandies brought geek comedy to the Toronto ComiCon’s stage! We explored the world of wizardry with Harry Potter improv, traveled to long ago in a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars improv, and boldly went where no one has wanted to before with Star Trek improv. Couldn’t make [...]

By Chris Casselman If you saw The Sixth Sense when it came out, and didn’t have it spoiled for you, you may remember the feeling you had when the twist was revealed near the end.  Or perhaps, unlike me, you were clever enough to see it coming. Either way, there was a time when you [...]

By Jason Zinger There’s so many movies made about characters in the comic book world. The Marvel Universe is, of course, at the top of what we’re seeing in theatres with DC making the occasional good movie, but unfortunately, mostly missing the mark (let’s be honest, does Shazam really need a geek comedy movie?) There’s [...]

By Andie Wells It's no secret that I absolutely love Harry Potter. When I play geek comedy spoof character, Harmony Gringer, I have such a fun time immersing myself in the world; it's almost like LARPing for me. Today, I am going to share my top five favourite characters from the Harry Potter series. Some [...]

By Velvet Wells I am quiet and cautious in real life so I love to be adventurous when I am improvising geek comedy with The Dandies. Captain Tachyon Field is my improvised Star Trek character in Holodeck Follies. I play him as an idealistic adventurer with a touch of the rogue scoundrel waiting to emerge. [...]

Star Wars improv is just one of Zach’s passions. He’s also an avid comic book and toy collector! Like all serious collectors, Zach has learned about the value of various toys. Today, he shares one of his biggest tips about how to tell an action figure’s value with the rest of us! When he’s not [...]

By Danielle Cole The Dandies are gearing up for our convention season! Last year, we premiered our latest show, a Supernatural spoof titled Hunter Follies at Fan Expo Canada. We got such a fantastic response, so we are bringing the Wayward sisters and their adventures back this year! Want to catch some Supernatural improv this [...]