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Thursday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
28th June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Brighton weekly improv comedy drop in is ideal for people trying improv for the first time, or more experienced players who want to work on core skills.
Armando Diaz Workshop
Upcoming
6th July 2018
Brighton, UK
ARMANDO DIAZ WORKSHOP: INTENSIVE LISTENING/EMPOWERED REACTING This Event is SOLD-OUT, we are running a waiting list, please email mayday@themaydays.co.uk to be added. There is no getting around it, Improv is a collaborative art form and the greatest rewards come when players really connect with each other in the scene. To do this we must go...
Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
27th June 2018
London, UK
Three hours of improvisation fun! Working on the skills at the heart of improvisation, such as listening, making offers and committing to your choices, each week you will go a little further into improvisation.
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
23rd June 2018
London, UK
Three hours of improvisation fun! Working on the skills at the heart of improvisation, such as listening, making offers and committing to your choices, each week you will go a little further into improvisation. Led by a super-experienced teacher, the Maydays drop in is a safe, supportive environment in which to push yourself into things you never thought you could accomplish.
Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
1st July 2018
Brighton, UK
Your Sunday Musical joy ride is here! Two hours of improvising musicals with some of the most experienced teachers on the improv scene.   For an audience, it looks like a miracle, for the performer it feels like flying. Starting from a single word, you will be creating scenes that magically lead into complete songs!...
Mayday A Day Summer Intensive
Upcoming
20th August 2018
Brighton, UK
A 5-day improv intensive in The Maydays unique style A five-day course in the art of The Maydays improv – each day you’ll be taught by a different company member, where they’ll be revealing their personal improv secrets. What can I expect? A variety of different techniques and exercises A deeper understanding of longform improvisation...
Advanced Musical Improv: Connect and Commit
Showing
12th June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays 6-week Level 3 Musical Improv Comedy Course: Connect and Commit Raise your game on this advanced musical improv course to push you out of your rhythmic and melodic ruts. We’ll be looking at finding truth in song, the intensity of relationships that drives compelling music, and how to really use the stage with...
Beginners Longform Improvised Comedy Course
Showing
13th June 2018
Brighton, UK
Level 1 of The Maydays longform improvised comedy courses A 6-week introduction to longform improvisation. The Maydays teach you techniques to create whole improvised from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article. What can I expect? Group warm-up activities and ensemble building exercises An introduction to the principles of longform improv (e.g...
Beginners Shortform Improvised Comedy Course
Showing
12th June 2018
Brighton, UK
Level 1 of The Maydays shortform improvised comedy courses Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy! Great for all levels and abilities, improv uses no scripts or prepared material. Comedy is created in the moment: a playful and liberating experience, which is both very funny and helpful for overcoming creative blocks....
Six Forms in Six Weeks
Showing
11th June 2018
Brighton, UK
A level-3 Maydays Longform Improvised Comedy Course A 6-week course exploring six longform formats, developing our own variations, and culminating in a showcase in Week 7. *Entrance to this course is by application only* – Please apply with details of your improv experience, including any forms you have performed or studied. Apply via email to...
The Maydays play at Hoopla
Upcoming
8th December 2018
London, UK
The Maydays play at the Hoopla Improv Comedy Club – expect a riot of quick-witted fun and frolics from these improv legends. The Maydays are an award-winning improv company who have been running for 14 years. They regularly perform and teach internationally as well as running residential retreats on home turf, and are known for...
The Maydays play at Hoopla
Upcoming
17th November 2018
London, UK
The Maydays play at the Hoopla Improv Comedy Club – expect a riot of quick-witted fun and frolics from these improv legends. The Maydays are an award-winning improv company who have been running for 14 years. They regularly perform and teach internationally as well as running residential retreats on home turf, and are known for...
The Maydays play at Hoopla
Upcoming
13th October 2018
London, UK
The Maydays play at the Hoopla Improv Comedy Club – expect a riot of quick-witted fun and frolics from these improv legends. The Maydays are an award-winning improv company who have been running for 14 years. They regularly perform and teach internationally as well as running residential retreats on home turf, and are known for...
The Maydays play at Hoopla
Upcoming
15th September 2018
London, UK
The Maydays play at the Hoopla Improv Comedy Club – expect a riot of quick-witted fun and frolics from these improv legends. The Maydays are an award-winning improv company who have been running for 14 years. They regularly perform and teach internationally as well as running residential retreats on home turf, and are known for...
Confessions
Upcoming
14th July 2018
London, 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.
Happily Never After
Upcoming
30th June 2018
London, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After 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 After. Created from a single...
Pitch That Show
Expired
12th May 2018
London, UK
The Maydays pitch ideas for a new show using the initials of your name. Taking two letters from the audience, a panel of performers develop pitches for a brand new show. All you have to do is choose which one to take further then sit back and watch what unfolds. No two shows are ever...
The Fringe Show
Expired
1st June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: The Fringe Show Taking the Brighton Fringe brochure as their inspiration, The Maydays create an entirely new show every night. Each evening, the audience are asked to choose performances and events from the fringe guide. Tours, workshops, comedy, cabaret, theatre or circus – The Maydays will take any offer from the hat...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
2nd November 2018
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
30th November 2018
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.
11th Annual Maydays Improv Retreat
Upcoming
19th September 2018
Dorset, UK
“This place is amazing – it’s like Hogwarts for improvisers.” How would you like to spend five days staying in a grand old house in the Dorset countryside, taking your choice of improv classes in the company of some of the most lovely and talented people you’ll ever meet? If this sounds good to you,...
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