Nick Kroll
Public Talk
A Virtual Conversation with

Nick Kroll

co-presented by Programming Board & the Hop
February 19, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Hop Hosted season. This is an archived view.

A virtual live conversation with the wildly inventive comedian, actor, writer and producer. Hosted by powerhouse podcaster Latif Nasser.

20/21 Hop Hosted

A special event for Dartmouth students, employees and Hop Members

Nick Kroll is one of today's most sought-after creators and collaborators in film and television. Dubbed "the Picasso of Puberty" by The New York Times, Nick writes, produces and performs over 30 voices in the Emmy-Nominated Netflix animated series Big Mouth which he co-created. Kroll will next star in Olivia Wilde's New Line thriller, Don't Worry Darling alongside Florence Pugh and Harry Styles.

Latif Nasser '08, Director of Research for the New York Public Radio show Radiolab and creator of the Netflix documentary series Connected, guides the conversation along with questions from the Dartmouth community.

About Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll is a creator, writer, producer and actor. Nick and the Big Mouth team are working on their newest project for Netflix titled Human Resources where Nick will serve as co-creator and executive producer. Before the pandemic, Nick was on tour for his stand-up comedy show, Nick Kroll: Middle-Aged Boy which played to sold-out theaters across the US, the UK and Australia. Previously, Nick voiced "Uncle Fester" in MGM's animated hit comedy The Addams Family starring opposite Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac. Nick starred opposite John Mulaney in his Broadway debut in Oh, Hello on Broadway which ran for 138 performances and received rave reviews. Kroll and Mulaney released the first season of their podcast, Oh, Hello: The P'dcast in spring 2020. He was the creative executive producer on Kroll Show, which ran for three seasons on Comedy Central. Kroll's film credits include Loving, Operation Finale, Adult Beginners, Knight of Cups, Sausage Party and Date Night. In 2021, he will appear in The Addams Family 2 and Sing 2.

About Latif Nasser

Latif Nasser is co-host of the award-winning WNYC Studios show Radiolab, where he has reported stories on everything from snowflake photography to medieval robots to a polar bear who liked to have sex with grizzly bears. Earlier this year, he hosted the miniseries The Other Latif, about his Moroccan namesake who happens to be Detainee 244 at Guantanamo Bay. In addition to his work in audio, Latif is the host and executive producer of the Netflix science documentary series, Connected.  He has also given two TED talks, and written for the Boston Globe Ideas section. He has a PhD from Harvard's History of Science department.

Nick Kroll photo: Storm Santos
Latif Nasser photo: courtesy of the artist

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