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Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
23rd February 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.
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
23rd February 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
21st February 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.
Performance Longform Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
2nd April 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 2 of the Maydays longform improvised comedy courses In this Level 2 performance longform improvisation course, the emphasis remains away from shortform games and towards a more fluid and versatile kind of improvised comedy and theatre, just like the Maydays perform themselves. We teach you techniques to create whole shows from a simple one-word...
Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
20th February 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.
Improv Book Club
Upcoming
16th March 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Improv Book Club Don’t have time for your improv AND your book club? Why not combine the two? This is a trial session for The Maydays first Improv Book Club, we hope to continue it every month if enough of you are interested. The first book will be Fear and Loathing in Las...
Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
3rd March 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!...
Performance ‘Stealing from Theatre’ Improvisation Course
Showing
14th January 2019
Brighton, UK
In Level 3 of The Maydays advanced improvisation courses, you’ll have 8 weeks to explore what it means to improvise a play. We’ll consider the differences between a ‘theatre’ show and an improv show, how to get from the start to the finish, and we’ll look at the improv ‘rule’ book with a critical eye....
Beginners Long Form Improvisation Course
Showing
16th January 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 1 of The Maydays Long Form Improvisation Comedy Course An 8-week introduction into 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...
Performance Short Form Improvisation Comedy Course
Showing
14th January 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 2 of the Maydays short form 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...
The Concept
Upcoming
28th April 2019
Brighton, UK
On sale! The Concept Sunday 17 February & Sunday 28 April 2019 DOORS 7.30PM // SHOW 8PM From the depths of our collective unconscious came a whisper. That whisper became a sound, that sound a song, and that song an album. A concept album. Come and experience a uniquely ambitious creation as musicians, singers, animators,...
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 2019
Upcoming
19th May 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton 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....
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 2019
Upcoming
17th May 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton 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....
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 2019
Upcoming
16th May 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton 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
26th July 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
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 5th Annual Intensive for Experienced Improvisers
Upcoming
20th March 2019
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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