By Andie Wells Halloween is by far my favourite time of the year. I usually start preparing for it well ahead of time, but I always have some Geeky Halloween costumes in my head to put together last minute. I thought I would share them with you! Last Minute Geeky Halloween Costumes for Women 1. [...]
Geek comedy performer, Andie Wells reveals her cosplay wish liston
by Andie Wells As head of costumes for the Dandies, I spend a lot of time sewing geek comedy costumes and cosplay. I absolutely love creating costumes and seeing them come to life on stage. I've had a cosplay wish list for years now and thought that I would share with you what cosplays I [...]
My five favourite Cosplay Propson
By Chris Casselman For as long as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed dressing up in costume. When I was younger, dressing up was almost strictly reserved for Halloween; but, fortunately, cosplay has become so popular, trick-or-treating is almost the last reason to get dressed up these days. As well as dressing up for geek comedy [...]
How to create a fandom improv characteron
By Danielle Cole As an actor and a screenwriter, one of my favourite parts of fandom improv is the characters I get to play. From Holodeck Follies’ Nine of Ten to Hogwarts Follies’ Rako Badploy to Death Star Follies’ Major Princess Gia Oregano, each character holds a special place in my heart. Crafting each character [...]
Vacation where the Soong don’t shine with The Dandies on August 11on
On Saturday, August 11, The Dandies return to Comedy Bar for Holodeck Follies Canada's longest running Star Trek parody show for Trekies and non-Trekkies “Holodeck Follies is one of the funniest shows in Toronto!” – Space Channel Now in their sixth season, The Dandies make up a completely improvised Star Trek episode every month. The next [...]
Life in nerd improv’s Potterverse as Several Snakeson
By Velvet Wells
The Dandies premiered Hogwarts Follies*, our Harry Potter themed nerd improv show, at Fan Expo Canada in 2017 to a packed audience of over 500 Potterheads.
As we have done with Holodeck Follies, our improvised Star Trek-themed parody show, performers pick their preferred Harry Potter character to spoof. There's always something about a character that hits our nerd button hard enough to choose them...
Holodeck Follies in Ottawa (Sat., Oct 14)on
(Ottawa, ON) On Saturday, October 14, The Dandies do a site to site transport to Ottawa for their first comedy adventure in the nation's capital. This roadtrip was made possible, in part, thanks to our dedicated Patreon supporters. Thank you! Spontaneous Star Trek and D&D Live presented by House of TARG and The Dandies. The [...]
Holodeck Follies beams down to Unplugged Expo 5 – October 15-16, 2016on
(Toronto, Ontario) For immediate release Celebrating its fifth year, Unplugged Expo offers another weekend of awesome on October 15, 2016 and October 16. Holodeck Follies is one among their many interactive shows, panels, and workshops. Even if you are not a fan of Star Trek, The Dandies will ensure you laugh long and prosper! The Dandies are ready to beam [...]
Join Us At Stage Select Gaming Expo On June 6thon
On June 6th (11 am - 8pm), Dale will be emceeing the second annual Stage Select Gaming Expo (SGX 2.0) at the Direct Energy Centre in downtown Toronto. “Stage Select is an inclusive fandom event where visitors can choose from an array of events that will cater to their different areas of interest. No two games [...]
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