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Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
24th October 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.
Performance ‘Stealing from Theatre’ Improvisation Course
Upcoming
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....
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
20th October 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.
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
20th October 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.
Thursday Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Showing
18th October 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.
Beginners Long Form Improvisation Course
Upcoming
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
Upcoming
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...
Performance Musical Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
15th January 2019
Brighton, UK
Level 2 of The Maydays musical improvised comedy courses. In this level 2 of The Maydays musical improvisation courses, you’ll have 8-weeks to stretch your musical improv wings.  Building on the beginners’ course you will explore more song structures and ways of using music and singing in your improv scenes.  The emphasis is slightly more...
Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
4th November 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!...
The Maydays Christmas Party & Jam
Upcoming
16th December 2018
Brighton, UK
Come and spend a yuletide evening with us at The Maydays Studio in the heart of Brighton. Whether you’re new to the Brighton improv scene or an old timer, you’re all welcome for our annual festive improv party. We’ll have mince-pies aplenty and lots of opportunities for you to get up and jam or just...
Confessions
Upcoming
5th April 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
30th March 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...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
1st March 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...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
23rd February 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
26th January 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...
Tonight’s Top Story
Upcoming
4th January 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...
The Maydays Christmas Party & Jam
Upcoming
16th December 2018
Brighton, UK
Come and spend a yuletide evening with us at The Maydays Studio in the heart of Brighton. Whether you’re new to the Brighton improv scene or an old timer, you’re all welcome for our annual festive improv party. We’ll have mince-pies aplenty and lots of opportunities for you to get up and jam or just...
Happily Never After @ Improfest, Gothenburg
Upcoming
9th November 2018
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 audience suggestion, The Maydays weave a...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
7th December 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...
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...
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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