Joe Samuel

Dear friends of The Maydays, This is very hard to write as under the current circumstances our company is facing a time of huge uncertainty for the future, however, we hope to address all questions here. The headline is that all our operations are ceasing until further notice due to coronavirus. Our spring courses are...
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by Lambros   How can you describe something that is a feeling, that you cannot put into words, that is so unique that even the words you use to describe it are so paltry and trivial. Many people wrote about the day-to-day during the Mayday’s retreat (here, here and here) so I will try to...
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We are all grown up people… We all have important duties in our lives, we are responsible for others. We have jobs, families, we have our daily struggles. All the things that contribute to “adult life”. But yet, somehow we manage to find in our lives this magical spark that makes us children again. Makes...
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Okay so I have to be honest, I first came up with this idea as a bit of a joke.  I mean, Brexit, with all its ramifications, businesses with huge European and Global reach, and me banging on about improv.  So I did some research to find out what it really is that businesses are...
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Improv for Team Building In the second part of Improv for Team Building Skills, we examine the close relationships that are required for an effective team, and how Improv Training can create unique interactions and form lasting relationships. Find out more about the benefits of Business Improv with The Maydays here. Interpersonal Relationships Interpersonal relationships...
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How Improv Classes create Relationships We at The Maydays were delighted when our first ‘Improv Couple’ got together.  They met at one of our improv classes, improvised together for 8 weeks and – BOOM!  Since then we have seen a succession of couples emerge from their time improvising together with us and elsewhere.  In some...
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Improv for Team Building There are many aspects of personal and professional life that can be enhanced using improv training.  There is one area however that seems to be the perfect match, improv for team building skills.  The skills that are required to make a believable, coherent and often funny improvised scene in the moment,...
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IMPROV and YOGA The Moment Is The Only Place Where Anything Ever Happens This was spoken last week by a teacher of mine – a teacher neither of yoga nor of improv, but of Meisner, another acting technique.  I love how all the paths that I love are about the same thing – because it is...
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