Kyle Hill is Widely known as the host of The Nerdist's weekly YouTube series Because Science. He has also served as the site's science editor. He was named as one of the top 20 science communicators to follow in 2013 by WIRED Magazine.
Denise Crosby created the role of Lt. Tasha Yar on one of the most popular TV series ever, Star Trek: The Next Generation. She later returned to play Tasha’s daughter Sela; a role she helped create. Denise has worn a different hat as Producer and Host of the feature documentaries Trekkies and Trekkies 2 released by Paramount Pictures.
Robert O'Reilly spent a decade depicting Gowron on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He has alsp appeared in over 100 films, movies and television episodes.
Marc Okrand is the linguist responsible for many of Star Trek’s alien languages -- most notably Klingon, but also Vulcan and Romulan. He’s consulted on most of the franchise’s movies, including on Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), Star Trek (2009), and Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013).
Dr. Mohamed Noor
Chair of the Biology Department at Duke University, Dr. Noor has been a devoted Star Trek fan since childhood. He's past president of the Society for the Study of Evolution and the American Genetic Association, and editor-in-chief for the scientific research journal Evolution. He studies the genetic changes that underlie new species formation. He speaks at conventions on topics that connect his specialty in Generics with Science Fiction and Star Trek.
Moxie Anne Magnus
Moxie Anne Magnus, entertainer extraordinaire, mediocre comic and even mediocre-er ukulelist, sling-shots back in time to join you once again! But who is Moxie Anne Magnus? She is indeed a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, laced up in a girdle, topped with two feet of hair and set on a pedestal of size 12, Starfleet-regulation, black, chunky-heel, platform boots! As the Chief Cosmetologist on the USS Enterprise of the twenty-third century, She keeps the crew's dos in tip-top shape.
Things To Do!
Whether it's the all ages Costume Dance and Karaoke party on Friday night, the 21-and over Barfleet party, or partying with the Klingons and their Blood Wine, the fun at Starbase Indy doesn't stop when the day's programming is done.
Listen to Your Favorite Actors
Starbase Indy has always been a place where you can ask questions as actors talk about life on the set and how it feels to portray aliens on television.
Interested in getting your picture taken with one of our celebrity guests? We'll have a specific schedule for photo ops where our professional photographer can make that happen for you.
Are your kids interested in science? Or Star Wars? Or Legos? Or eating bugs? Our kids programming is designed to delight and entertain while maybe sneaking in a little learning on the side. We can't help it - we're geeks. We think learning is fun.
Learn New Things
Everything from constructing Tribbles to extracting DNA from a banana will be part of our programming this year at Starbase Indy.
From Dragons to Doggies, Candles to Corsets, our vendor room will have a variety of geeky goodness available for purchase. With mostly small businesses and lots of handmade items, you'll be able to get your holiday shopping done without ever hitting a black Friday crowd.
We may be honoring Star Trek's vision of a hopeful future, but there's lots of space for Star Wars fun as well. We'll have the Lightsaber Academy on hand to teach you how to battle like a Jedi.
The Klingon Pop Warrior joins perrenial favorites Five Year Mission and Yavin 4 as a musical guest at this year's Starbase Indy. We'll also have Karaoke, if you who are interested in providing the musical entertainment yourself.