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Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
29th June 2019
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.
Thursday Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
27th June 2019
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.
Story Starters – Writing from Improv Workshop
Upcoming
28th July 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Story Starters – Writing from Improv Workshop The aim of this Maydays workshop is to break creative writing blocks and produce ideas for stories that you can work on in your own time. We’ll spend 3.5-hours alternatively improvising, writing, improvising and writing… inspired by original material that really interests us. Collaboration is positively...
Advanced Performance Narrative Improv Comedy Course
Upcoming
30th September 2019
Brighton, UK
In this level 3 of the Maydays courses, you’ll have 8-weeks to explore and develop your Narrative Improv Skills. Creating fun, satisfying stories from nothing more than a word from the audience – but without getting caught up by the ‘plot monster’. Building on the level 2 longform courses you will use improv scenes to...
Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Showing
26th June 2019
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.
Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
7th July 2019
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!...
Longform Music Improv Comedy Course
Upcoming
1st October 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 3 of The Maydays Longform Music Improvisation Courses   In this level 3 of the Maydays longform musical improvisation courses, you’ll have 8-weeks to stretch your longform musical improv wings.  Creating a musical from nowhere. It looks like a miracle feels like flying and is much easier to do than you expect. Building on...
Total Beginners to Improv Free Taster Session
Upcoming
25th September 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Free Taster Session for Total Beginners to Improvised Comedy A 90-minute introduction to improvised comedy with The Maydays. Come and find out what it’s all about for zero pounds. What can I expect? Fun group warm-up games A gentle introduction to the principles of improv (listening and saying ‘yes and’) Practice of exercises...
Intro to Longform Music
Upcoming
2nd July 2019
Brighton, UK
Intro to Longform Music – 4-week course In this short musical longform intro course you’ll have 4 weeks to dip your toes in the water of improvising musicals with the Maydays. Building on the beginner’s musical course you will explore more song structures and ways of using music and singing in your improv scenes.  The...
Performance Shortform Improv Comedy Course
Upcoming
30th September 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 2 of The Maydays Shortform Improvised Comedy Courses This 8 week, level 2 course will go more deeply into the techniques that make improvisation games fly! Character, object work, wordplay, physical comedy. Learn more about the kind of games you like and your own improv superpowers. And do a show at the end for...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
23rd November 2019
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...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
18th October 2019
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...
Happily Never After @ Edinburgh Fringe 2019
Upcoming
31st July 2019
Edinburgh, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After @ Edinburgh Fringe 2019 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....
Confessions
Upcoming
1st November 2019
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 will also be joined by guest improv superstars to get your laughing gear in order! ***** “The Maydays are a troupe to watch out for if you...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
29th November 2019
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...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
4th October 2019
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
6th September 2019
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 will also be joined by guest improv superstars to get your laughing gear in order! ***** “The Maydays are a troupe to watch out for if you...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
5th July 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After for the first time at KOMEDIA as part of their Edinburgh festival preview month 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...
12th Annual Maydays Improv Retreat
Upcoming
18th September 2019
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,...
The Maydays 6th Annual Intensive for Experienced Improvisers
Upcoming
25th March 2020
Dorset, UK
“It was truly amazing to be in this beautiful place, learning and laughing with so many lovely people. I really feel that the intensive focus from the Maydays teachers has transformed my improv game.” How would you like to spend four days in a grand old house in the Dorset countryside this spring, intensively studying...
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