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Intro to Improv Comedy – Beginners Course
Upcoming
13th September 2022
Brighton, UK
IN REAL LIFE Level 1 of The Maydays shortform improvised comedy courses – CPD Accredited About this event Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy IN REAL LIFE! Great for all levels and abilities, improv uses no scripts or prepared material. Comedy is created in the moment: a playful and liberating...
Intro to Longform Improv Comedy – Beginners Course
Upcoming
12th September 2022
Brighton, UK
IN REAL LIFE Level 1 of The Maydays Longform Improvised Comedy Courses – CPD Accredited. About this event A 6-week introduction to longform improvisation. The Maydays teach you techniques to create whole improvised scenes from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article. What can I expect? Group warm-up activities and ensemble-building exercises...
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Musical Narrative – Advanced Performance course
Showing
4th May 2022
Brighton, UK
Musical Narrative – Advanced Performance 10-week Course About this Event Build your own musicals! This advanced music course gives you all the tools you need to sing your way through a narrative storyline. Syllabus includes: Protagonist and Antagonist songs Using song as a storytelling tool Classic song tropes e.g Want songs, Comedy Character songs, 11th...
ONLINE Song Genre Rollercoaster Improv Course
Expired
2nd May 2022
Online Zoom Room
Learn to break down and sing any style of song. ABOUT THIS EVENT Advanced (3 years +) This is our highest level of class. Learn to break down and sing any style of song as Lloydie and Joe take you on a six-week musical rollercoaster ride through a diverse set of musical genres. Each week, the...
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Flashback the Musical – Performance Musical Improv Course
Expired
23rd February 2022
Brighton, UK
Flashback the Musical – Performance Musical Improv Course This is an advanced workshop aimed at those with previous musical improv experience. Lots of modern storytelling uses non-linear narrative and in this course, we’ll use the technique of flashbacks to dive into the pasts of our characters (think Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things and...
Online Corporate Improv Drop-in
Showing
17th November 2021
Online Corporate Improv Comedy Drop-in The Maydays online business improv drop-in is an OPEN group programme, allowing you to book a place as an individual, without needing to form a group in your own company.   1st Wednesday every month, 3.30-5 pm UK Time, Online Zoom Room. Level: Open – A class for anyone, regardless of...
Intro to Musical Improv – Beginners Course
Upcoming
13th September 2022
Brighton, UK
Intro to Musical Improv – Beginners Course. CPD Accredited! A 6-week crash course in musical improv covering a vast range of singing styles, song structures, exercises and games. Really useful for those who want to give it a go but need a safe environment to let their musical hair down. What can I expect? Musical...
The Fringe Show
Brighton, UK
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 and give it their own special...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
16th July 2022
France
An Improvised Gothic Musical Tale Award-winning improvisers, The Maydays, present ‘Happily Never After’: a twisted musical tale inspired by the likes of Tim Burton and The Brothers Grimm. Starting with your suggestion, The Maydays weave a fantastical story, dripping with black comedy, gut-clenchingly playful characters and haunting live music, that’s different every time. After delighting...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
16th December 2022
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
Showing
17th June 2022
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Confessions & guest improv superstars 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. Our first Confessions show back since the pandemic hit will be an absolute cracker, do join us! When: Fridays 7.30 pm...
The Improvability Drive
The Maydays combine a shortform improv montage in the first half with a longform finale that conflates earlier games and ideas together into a satisfying whole. “I like to be in at the beginning of something, maybe it’s the Svengali in me – I prefer to see the Arctic Monkeys at The Freebutt, not Wembley...
Pitch That Show
Ideas are pitched live and in the moment every night, for a brand new improvised show inspired by your suggestions. All you have to do is pick your favourite then sit back and watch The Maydays deliver the enticing never before seen show they promised, using their unique blend of improvised comedy, music and theatre....
The Last Ten Years
The Maydays dissect the last decade, using audience recollections from the last 10 years to fuel their critically acclaimed improvised theatre. Expect laughter, sadness, joy, nostalgia…and above all the unexpected. I would definitely recommend seeing The Maydays. You’re absolutely guaranteed a laugh and with a Brighton audience there’s never a dull moment. **** Broadway Baby
The Seagull has Landed
The Seagull has Landed asks the audience for their experiences of Brighton.  Seagulls, beaches, complementary therapies and alternative lifestyles make up Brighton’s eclectic seaside community.  Whether you’re Brighton born and bred, just visiting or came for a holiday and never left, celebrate and explore this crazy city with The Maydays.
Oh Boy! The Quantum Leap Show
Theorising that new episodes are possible within their own lifetime, the Maydays step into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanish. Paying homage to the classic sci-fi series and based entirely on audience suggestions, the Maydays jump through time to put right what once went wrong. Enjoy a brand new episode every day with some super...
Guest Who?
Guest Who invites a special guest to tell stories from their life based on one word from the audience.  These monologues inspire improvised sketches and musical numbers.  Previous guests include Jim Bowen (Bullseye), Rob Rouse (Dave’s One Night Stand, 8 Out Of 10 Cats), Keith Farnan (Michael McIntyre’s BBC Comedy Roadshow), Carl Donnelly (Mock The...
Online Corporate Improv Drop-in
Showing
17th November 2021
Online Corporate Improv Comedy Drop-in The Maydays online business improv drop-in is an OPEN group programme, allowing you to book a place as an individual, without needing to form a group in your own company.   1st Wednesday every month, 3.30-5 pm UK Time, Online Zoom Room. Level: Open – A class for anyone, regardless of...
ONLINE Musical Drop-in
Online Zoom Room
Your Sunday Musical joy ride is here! Two hours of Musical improv fun – no experience necessary! About this event Two hours of improvising musical numbers with some of the most experienced teachers on the improv scene. You will have an opportunity to connect with people around the world and share community and laughter through...
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Monthly Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In – Brighton
Showing
4th July 2021
Brighton, UK
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Monthly Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In – Brighton About this event Your Sunday Musical joy ride is BACK! 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,...
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Weekly Improv Comedy Drop-In – Brighton
Showing
2nd December 2021
Brighton, UK
‘IN REAL LIFE’ Weekly Improv Comedy Drop-In – Brighton About this Event Our ‘IN REAL LIFE’ weekly drop-in is a wide ability class, so everyone is welcome! It is ideal for people trying improvisation for the first time, for those returning after a long break from in-person improv events and more experienced players who want...
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