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LGBTQ+ Improv 6 week Course
Upcoming
22nd July 2020
A 6-week improv course for the queer at heart, putting the focus on you. About this Event A six-week course exploring your own improv style in a supportive environment: Tell your own stories, see yourself and your community on stage front and centre. Each class will have a different skill focus to help everyone fill...
The Nursery / The Maydays Beginners Improv Intensive
Upcoming
10th August 2020
A 5-evening introduction to improvisation About this Event Complete beginners are welcome – you don’t need any previous improv or performing experience. This is the place to start your improv journey! Using games and exercises from fifteen years of putting on shows, our experienced teachers will introduce you to techniques, behaviours and habits of mind...
The Nursery / The Maydays 15-18s Improv Summer Camp
Upcoming
24th August 2020
Young improvisers make up their own hilarious stories & scenes every day for a week, with the same group! About this Event Every morning 10am-12pm from Mon 24th August to Friday 28th August Want to give your kids the opportunity to connect with other young people in a creative way? Do they need to laugh...
The Nursery / The Maydays 13-14s Improv Summer Camp
Upcoming
17th August 2020
Young improvisers make up their own hilarious stories & scenes every day for a week, with the same group! About this Event Every morning 10am-11.30am from Mon 17th August to Friday 21st August Want to give your kids the opportunity to connect with other young people in a creative way? Do they need to laugh...
The Nursery / The Maydays 11-12s Improv Summer Camp
Upcoming
10th August 2020
Young improvisers make up their own hilarious stories & scenes every day for a week, with the same group! About this Event Every morning 10 am-11.30 am from Mon 10th August to Friday 14th August Want to give your kids the opportunity to connect with other young people in a creative way? Do they need...
The Nursery / The Maydays 7-10s Improv Summer Camp
Upcoming
3rd August 2020
Young improvisers make up their own hilarious stories & scenes every day for a week, with the same group! About this Event Every morning 10 am-11.30 am from Mon 3rd August to Friday 7th August Want to give your kids the opportunity to connect with other young people in a creative way? Do they need...
Online Elective: Personal Story Telling with Maged Roushdi
Upcoming
27th July 2020
Set up the framework for a solo performance storytelling piece! Personal Storytelling will focus on how to take a kernel of an idea and set up the framework for a solo performance storytelling piece. We will focus on storyboarding ideas to help with the process of orally composing a story. All you need for this...
Online Elective: Intro to Sketch Comedy with Mark Kendall
Upcoming
25th July 2020
An introduction to the basics of writing sketch comedy About this Event Always wanted to learn how to take a funny idea and mould it into a comedy sketch? Always enjoyed writing but wanted to give comedy a try? Well check out, INTRODUCTION TO SKETCH WRITING an introduction to the basics of writing sketch comedy....
Online Elective: Mind Reading for Improvisers with Shannon Stott
Upcoming
20th July 2020
Mind Reading for Improvisers About this Event Mind Reading for Improvisors: How to attune to your own, your partner’s and your audience’s wants. Do you know what your scene partner is thinking or feeling? What about your audience? This workshop blends improv and mind-reading techniques to give you a unique perspective into the wants of...
Online Elective: Truth and Connection with Noha Mousbah
Upcoming
18th July 2020
Truth and Connection About this Event How much of the emotions we show on stage are truly deeply our own, unfolding organically? Can we allow ourselves to reach into our life experiences, and let parts be shared with our fellow players and the audience through our authentic reactions? In this class, we explore how reactions...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
18th July 2020
London, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Hoopla Improv Comedy Club An Improvised Gothic Musical Tale The Maydays have been quietly gathering an army of fans around the world with their exceptional talent for creating skin-prickling theatre from nothing. Now they are dazzling audiences with their hugely popular and deliciously dark musical show, Happily Never...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
6th November 2020
Brighton, UK
Inspired by newspaper articles cut out by the audience just minutes before curtain time. This is improv without tricks, gimmicks or games, just a live comedic exploration, through scenes and songs, of the secret heart of your city. It is the world only hinted at by your local paper but finally revealed by the comedic...
Confessions
Upcoming
2nd October 2020
Brighton, UK
Confessions takes audience stories and secrets written down before the show starts and turns them into songs, sketches and beguiling stories. Expect, secrets, lies and guilt. ***** “The Maydays are a troupe to watch out for if you love daring improvisational comedy” Latest7 **** “The Maydays combine the feel of a late-night game of truth...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
4th September 2020
Brighton, UK
Inspired by newspaper articles cut out by the audience just minutes before curtain time. This is improv without tricks, gimmicks or games, just a live comedic exploration, through scenes and songs, of the secret heart of your city. It is the world only hinted at by your local paper but finally revealed by the comedic...
Confessions
Upcoming
27th November 2020
Brighton, UK
Confessions takes audience stories and secrets written down before the show starts and turns them into songs, sketches and beguiling stories. Expect, secrets, lies and guilt. ***** “The Maydays are a troupe to watch out for if you love daring improvisational comedy” Latest7 **** “The Maydays combine the feel of a late-night game of truth...
13th Annual Maydays Improv Retreat
Upcoming
22nd October 2020
Marcham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
This place is amazing – it’s like Hogwarts for improvisers. How would you like to spend three days staying in a grand house with en-suite bedrooms in the Oxfordshire countryside (Yes, we have a smashing NEW Retreat venue for your pleasure!), taking your choice of improv classes in the company of some of the most...
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