Colton Dunn

Colton Dunn is an actor, improviser, and writer known for his great work on Key & Peele and NBC’s Superstore. You can catch him performing alongside improviser Phil Jackson as part of “Rock Well.”

Host Information

Voyage to the Stars

Space: It’s big. Like, really big. These are the misadventures of a group of misfits that accidentally found themselves on the wrong side of a wormhole, trying not to blow up the galaxy in their attempts to make the long journey home. Join us on a voyage to the stars with the wholly unqualified Captain Tucker Lentz (Colton Dunn), scatterbrained scientist Elsa Rankfort (Felicia Day), apathetic technician Stew Merkel (Steve Berg) and the misanthropic A.I. Sorry (Janet Varney). The universe will never be the same.

Guest Appearances

Season 3, Ep 11 - Wizard with a Crossbow (w/ Felicia Day and Colton Dunn)

Jyn’Leeviyah the Red Wizard is back and she has a talking crossbow. Together they’re going to kill some people. Credits: Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Jyn’Leeviyah the Red: Felicia Day DeMonte the Talking Crossbow: Colton Dunn Bungaree Chubbins: Tom Gottleib Lincoln: Evan Jacover Producers: Arnie Niekamp, Matt…

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Duke Nukem Forever with Colton Dunn

How Did This Get Played? #13September 15, 2019

Colton Dunn (Voyage to the Stars, Superstore) joins Nick and Heather to discuss the repeatedly delayed first person shooter game Duke Nukem Forever. They talk about Duke’s dated sense of humor, gaming with children, and more! This episode is brought to yo…

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Felicia Day and Colton Dunn in The Little Mermaid & Bryce Dallas Howard

Felicia Day (The Guild, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) and Colton Dunn (Superstore) from Voyage to the Stars [itunes.apple.com] join Jess and Zach in an all-new improvised musical packed with egg laying, mermaids, Bryce Dallas Howard, little crabs and more! With songs like "Friends Take A Bubble Bath", "Jackpot", and "Is…

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Does Jason Rapert Eat Babies?

improv4humans #382February 13, 2019

Neil Casey, Katie Dippold, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the newest apps on the market, taking a child to see cheap snow, and pedestrians who refuse to push the walk button. Plus, a certain senator earns…

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Voyage To The Stars Available Now! 

Earwolf Presents #97.5February 13, 2019

Space: It’s big. Like, really big. These are the misadventures of a group of misfits that accidentally found themselves on the wrong side of a wormhole, trying not to blow up the galaxy in their attempts to make the long journey home.…

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Butt First

Comedy Bang Bang #586February 10, 2019

Comedian extraordinaire Rhea Butcher joins Scott to talk about the writing process, top 3 things to get rid of from a daily routine, and touring with many fart jokes. Then, cool astronaut Devon Westinghouse drops by to talk about his upcoming trip…

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The Best of Meta Vol. 1

improv4humans #381February 6, 2019

Please enjoy volume one of the all-time best i4h scenes about improv, Matt Besser, Earwolf, and all things meta! This compilation features amazing performances by Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, John Gemberling, Zach Woods, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt, Paul…

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Best of The Bible

improv4humans #374December 19, 2018

In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and…

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The Best of i4h Vol. 9

improv4humans #368November 7, 2018

The humons have cast their votes, and here are your favorite scenes of 2018! These performances feature Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Curtis Gwinn, Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, Colton Dunn, Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro, Horatio Sanz, Lauren…

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Matt Besser's Thunderdome: Redbox vs. Criterion Collective 

Earwolf Presents #92May 11, 2018

Welcome to Matt Besser’s Thunderdome, a brand new competitive improv podcast. Each team of six improvisers will do their best improv set using the storied Movie format. Two teams enter...but only one team can take the glory. You can determine who moves…

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Geostorm: LIVE!

GEOSTORM! Colton Dunn (Superstore, Blockers) joins Paul, Jason, and guest co-host Jessica St. Clair to discuss the 2017 disaster film Geostorm starring Gerard Butler. Recorded live from Los Angeles at Largo at the Coronet, they talk about Gerard’s accent, Andy Garcia’s pen…

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Peter Gabriel Loves To Cross-Stitch

improv4humans #338April 12, 2018

Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll fact check a Peter Gabriel expert, take a homophobic uncle skydiving, and argue over the name of their gang. Plus, a phone-hat tech trend gains traction and…

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Barack Obama Is On Tinder (w/ Colton Dunn)

Private: Hard Nation #86November 22, 2017

Former president Barack Obama (Colton Dunn) returns to Hard Nation for a special Thanksgiving episode! He reveals his true feelings about Hamilton, talks up the pranks he played at the White House, and tells a very disturbing story about Cory Booker. Plus:…

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Turkey Run (w/ Colton Dunn)

Gather around the table as Colton Dunn (LAZER TEAM 2, Superstore) joins Jess and Zach for the first ever (?) Thanksgiving musical! With songs like "Take A Mallow, Make It Micro", "Green Beans", and "Chillsgiving", you'll be stuffed with so many favorite songs.…

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Fashiontown/Prairie Revenge

improv4humans #316November 9, 2017

Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser for a special Movie Form double feature edition of improv4humans! First is “Fashiontown,” the story of a young haberdasher with dreams of making it big and an executive in need of killer…

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Total Eclipse of the Heart: LIVE from UCB Sunset

improv4humans #305August 24, 2017

John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Jen D'Angelo, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about anti-drug performance artists, a down on his luck checkers champ, and stuffed animals that emit terrifying sounds. Later,…

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The Pink Wink Man

improv4humans #278February 16, 2017

Joel Spence, Colton Dunn, and Johnny Meeks join Matt Besser for this week's episode of improv4humans. They perform scenes about a ragtag group of retail freedom fighters, children's books that teach harsh life lessons, and a town up in arms about progressive…

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Sing A Long Experiment #1

improv4humans #257September 15, 2016

Horatio Sanz, Colton Dunn, Eugene Cordero, and Danielle Schneider join Matt Besser for a special sing-a-long episode! Matt leads classic songs by Journey, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd and more, while they perform scenes based off of the timeless lyrics. They check in…

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420 Special 2016: LIVE at UCB Sunset

improv4humans #236April 20, 2016

Matt Walsh, Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock and Billy Merritt join Matt Besser for a special 420 episode live at UCB Sunset. The origin story of The Waldos inspire a scene about a Subway employee who decides to change his favorite order. A…

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The Best of i4h Vol. 6

improv4humans #231March 17, 2016

Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh,…

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Sweatshirt Boys: LIVE from UCBSunset

improv4humans #219December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas humons! John Gemberling, Charlie Sanders, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood California! They’ll hear from Grames Taylor, a musician who parodies James Taylor songs, explore what it's like being…

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Indonesian Hobbit

improv4humans #198July 30, 2015

Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, and Joe Hartzler are on this week’s improv5humans with Matt Besser! They’ll encounter an Indonesian Hobbit, get into a coffee fight, and make each other fall asleep by talking about their problems. Plus, they follow the…

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Kiss Cup: LIVE from SF Sketchfest

improv4humans #176February 26, 2015

Scott Adsit, Lauren Lapkus, Colton Dunn, and Charlie Sanders receive kisses from the people of San Francisco on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser recorded LIVE from SF Sketchfest! They’ll follow some parents who think their baby has abandoned them, create a…

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These Fat Crackers: The Final Battle

improv4humans #168December 31, 2014

These Fat Crackers: The Final Battle Happy New Year humons! Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne, Colton Dunn, and Charlie Sanders return in the final part of a trilogy in which they explore narrative improv following the same characters who…

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Fleeces & Jesus with Chris Farren

improv4humans #146August 7, 2014

Colton Dunn, Pamela Murphy, and Alex Fernie are here along with special musical guest Chris Farren of Fake Problems for a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Chris treats us by playing some songs which serve as inspiration for improvised scenes…

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Bonus Cut: Perpetually High

improv4humans #133.5May 13, 2014

Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, and Joel Spence haunt Matt Besser as a couple of high ghosts on this week's bonus episode of improv4humans! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser's new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and Dragoon's new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!

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King of the Dipshits

improv4humans #133May 8, 2014

Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser for a cumpletely hilarious episode of improv4humans.  Tune in to hear these four humans talk about the nature of outsourcing art, why you should never dye your hair platinum blonde, and the…

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There, There My Bear Bear

improv4humans #77April 18, 2013

Put down your bear poles and enjoy some great sound & movement scenes on today’s improv4humans! Zach Woods, Charlie Sanders, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser to break down Brad Paisley’s “Accidental Racist,” challenge the matrix, and help Zach apologize to rapper…

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Computer Strength

improv4humans #65January 31, 2013

Charlie Sanders, John Gemberling, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for another edition of Case Closed on today’s improv4humans! They have a discussion with a listener about what is considered too soon, finding a scene from the Gun Control episode to be…

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Best of improv4humans Vol. 2

improv4humans #56November 29, 2012

Once again we asked YOU which were some of your favorite scenes from the past episodes of improv4humans and we put together volume 2 of this special collection of improvised scenes. Listen to an all star cast of improvisers create scenes based…

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It's Your Choice To Suck A Dick

improv4humans #52November 6, 2012

Betsy Sodaro, Jeff Hiller, and Colton Dunn are here to say it’s your choice to suck a dick on today’s improv4humans! Victoria Jackson bailed so the gang decided to create scenes based on clips from her interview on Howard Stern. Everything from…

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Bonus Cut: Bucket of Sand

improv4humans #37.5July 31, 2012

Watch out! Everything around you could be an instrument of death! Guests Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, and Danielle Schneider join Matt Besser in this week's bonus episode, and perform two scenes inspired by fan-suggested YouTube videos. These ruthless improvisers will use household…

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Calm Down!

improv4humans #37July 26, 2012

What do we do improv for? Freedom? Babies? Urine-soaked potato salad? Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, and Danielle Schneider use worst summer stories submitted by improv4humans fans and crazy YouTube clips to inspire scenes about dance shoes, rainbows, and strip searches. Be sure…

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Wistfulness & Kevin

improv4humans #5December 8, 2011

Welcome to improv4humans! Join us this week as Jill Donnelly, Colton Dunn, and Sean Conroy travel to Australia, light shit on fire, and have fun with accents while desperately trying to remember each other's names. Follow @MattBesser to tweet your suggestions and find…

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