Behind the Scenes With the Dog Day Players

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Students describe what draws them to the improv comedy group.

Students performing for a crowd
(Video by Nellie Ryan ’24)

The Dog Day Players, established in 1995, is Dartmouth’s oldest improv comedy group.

Alumni include Mindy Kaling ’01, Alexi Pappas ’12, Phil Lord ’97, and Chris Miller ’97. 

See what goes into long-form improv and how students in the group “create a show in the moment.”

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