Joe Samuel

A Retreating Look Back (at MIR21 Photos)…   Hello there. You may have heard that we had a bit of a fun time at the annual Maydays Improv Retreat this year at Ashorne Hill. Well, not content with word of mouth, I brought my camera with me and took snaps of as many shows, classes...
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Improv gives us the opportunity as artists to create something and then immediately move on to create something else.  This gives us enormous freedom to suppress our judgement of our work as there is no time to edit it.  This is liberating and taps into the flow state which so many of us crave and...
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There has never been more need for connection, laughter and escape than 2020.  With the end of the year approaching fast, it is clear that the traditional celebrations, parties and events will be stripped back or will not take place at all.  As for socialising online, we all know it can be awkward and tiring. ...
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I am not a carpenter.  I would go a little further and say that most things I have attempted to construct from wood in the past have stayed together more through optimism than joinery.  So when I conceived the idea of a bespoke bedside table for the rather unique space to my left as I...
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The Maydays at Denman College.   It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the cancellation of our Maydays Improv Retreat 2020 due to the unexpected permanent closure of Denman College which we were informed about yesterday. We know that this will be disappointing news for some of you and difficult to hear...
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As a company we’ve been deeply affected by the events of the past fortnight. We wish to express that we stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. And we are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within our company. We are The Maydays. We’re aware that we are a company of 13 white...
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