NDC Improv

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We Go To The Park At Dawn. Join Us? https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-NDC/488613050382
Meeting Information
Place: Every Other Friday Night in FPH WLH (This is subject to change; look at the facebook for more info)
Time: Somewhere Between 8-9PM (again, check with the facebook)
Contact Information
Email: ngg14@hampshire.edu
Signer Information
Signer 1: Kaylie Vezina
Signer 2: Nat Gilsdorf
Signer 3: Al Simard
Advisor Information
Advisor name:
Signer Resources
Group Account Number: 644
Submit a Funding Request
Funding Request Decisions
Student Group Signer Manual


Mission Statment

Our mission is to bring comedy to the Hampshire Community through our unique brand of absurdist spontaneous theater. We strive to make people laugh by continuously and unabashedly mocking ourselves and the world we live in. We seek to offer an alternative theater-going experience, in which the fourth wall is torn down, and the audience directly influences and interacts with the actors.


NDC may stand for:

Noisy Dragon Chortle, Nose Defense Citadel, Nuns Don't Cry, Now Dance Cockatrice! Nothing Done Calmly, Null Dihedral Circle, Natural Disaster Club Noxious Dowry Clothes, Nomadic Dwelling Center, Named David Copperfield? Neighborhood Dentistry Commune Nihilistic Double Cross, Nine Domed Ceilings, No Devoured Children, New Dynamics Collective, Nooooo! Death Clowns! Nerds’n Dorks’n Cats, Nobody’s Doing Cocaine, Naked Dakin Club, Nantucket Drama Company Nancy Drew College, Normal Dude Cursing, November Dew Collects, Nationalism Divides Countries, Necromantic Dance Committee, Neurotic Dweeb Campaign, Night Draws Closer, Noble Death: Chainsaw, Nitrous Dissolves Cartilage Napping Dwarves Crew, Neutralize Dat Comet! Nylon Disposable Camera, Nighttime Distraction Cobras, Nudity Dissolves Celibacy, Neatly Diced Cabbage, Notre Dame Cathedral Dyslexic’s National Convention Nostradamus Discovered Celery Newton Draws Conclusions Nu Delta Cappa Near Death Catastrophe

The Troupe

Nat Gilsdorf (Community Contact, Good Pudding (chocolate then vanilla then chocolate again))

Kaylie Vezina (Space Coordinator and Allergic to Peanuts)

Al Simard (The Keeper of The Garden, Advertising Apprentice)

Connie Chang (The Strong One, Advertising Apprentice)

Gabe Sklan (Kitties, Dramaturg)

Maya Zarate Ramirez

Soulless Bear (Troupe Agent, Smokes Cigars)

Fall Semester 2015 Show Schedule

October 3rd: Show introducing new members Connie Chang and Gabe Sklan!

October 30th: Hampshire Halloween Show

November 3rd: Special Show feat. a secret visitor

November 13th: Improvathon. Improv and other funny stuff from 6pm to midnight. Feel free to come for the whole time or for any section of time.

November 24th: Pre-thanksgiving showShow

December 11th: End of Semester Show

Spring Semester 2016 Show Schedule

January 29th: NDC opens for Hampshire Stand-Up! Shhhh!

February 12th: Valentine's Special

February 18th: NDC Playdate! Come play with us! Not Day Care!

March 5th: Tavern Show! Cheers!

April 1st: Fools Show with The Cutest Little Freaks in the Universe canceled

April 20th: Fun show at Mount Holyoke canceled

April 29th: The NDC Presents - an all new E.J. Wickets original play

Fall Semester 2016 Show Schedule

September 23rd: Joint preview show with the Cutest Little Freaks in the Universe

October 27th: Halloween Show at the EDH Main Stage

October 29th: Halloween Show at Mount Holyoke with The Unusual Suspects and The Cutest Little Freaks in the Universe

November 11th: Annual NDC Improvathon 6pm-Midnight

December 10th: NDC Show - Nothing Special

Notable Past Events

The LIVE Swants Show (Jan Term Show 2014): Troupe wears sweater pants, live video projection, fake warm-ups. https://www.facebook.com/events/1415433855364903/

Up All Night To Get Unlucky Show (December 13, 2013): "Whose Arms Are They Anyway" is played for first time in recent troupe memory, troupe dresses like common superstitions (Macbeth, Spilled Salt, A Ladder, A Black Cat, An Opened Umbrella, etc.). https://www.facebook.com/events/649450048438799/

80s Night (November 22, 2013): Troupe dresses in 80s fashion. https://www.facebook.com/events/613546348706362/

Boys Becoming Men, Men Becoming Fools Show (October 25, 2013): Hampshire Halloween special show, troupe performs a spooky bat outside the Music and Dance Building/behind the Graffiti Wall. https://www.facebook.com/events/176437622548540/

The Dad Show (October 19, 2013): troupe dresses like their dads and/or stereotypes of dads (Hot Dad, Dr. Dad, Google Dad, Vacation Dad, etc.) https://www.facebook.com/events/1391549961081624/

The Last Show of the Year/Goodbye Courtney, Ginny, and Mike! (May 3, 2013): Courtney Price's last show before graduation, Ginny Chesson + Mike Lion's last show before a semester of study field study/study abroad. Max Levit is projected in as a surprise guest while studying abroad in Budapest. https://www.facebook.com/events/284656505005262/

The NDC x The Gin & Tonics (April 12, 2013): troupe performs with musical accompaniment from beloved Hampshire cappella group, The Gin & Tonics. https://www.facebook.com/events/377195069061501/

Nantucket Drama Company Presents: A New Play by E.J. Wickets (May 5, 2012): An improvised play, complete with programs, lights, and theater blocks. https://www.facebook.com/events/393101680734321/

Black Tie Gala (February 24, 2013): Fancy dress dinner party improv performance in the Faculty Lounge. https://www.facebook.com/events/194941837272704/


One covered wagon.

One Soulless Bear.

Approximately Two-hundred and twenty-four human teeth

Seven ill fitting christmas socks.

Five moist towelette (4 of which are unused!)

Eight piece's O' Eight,

One VHS recording of The Sound of Music.

One and one half pounds of lime juice.

The kneecaps of twenty three of our enemies. (46 in total)

Season 4 of Friends on DVD.

The other 9 Seasons of Friends on DVD.

Fourteen paper Airplanes.

The number 4001 (Licensed Under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.)

A rubber chicken with a pulley in the middle.

A defective (7 sided) stop sign.

Slightly to little rope.

Tiny House Boat.

A Park at Dawn.

Isadora (just Isadora).

The Handbook (in progress)


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