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Beginners Longform Improvised Comedy Course
Upcoming
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
Upcoming
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
Upcoming
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...
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
28th April 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.
Thursday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
26th April 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.
Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
25th April 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.
Musical Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
6th May 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!...
Musical Improv Weekend
Upcoming
9th June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Musical Improv Weekend Two full days exploring the basics of musical improv with Heather and Joe from The Maydays. What can I expect? Musical warm-up games Group singing Gentle progression towards fully improvised songs. A whole weekend of improvising, singing and laughing with Heather and Joe from The Maydays. If you are scared...
Free Improv Comedy Taster Session
Upcoming
3rd June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Free Improvised Comedy Taster Session 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) Practice of exercises in pairs An opportunity...
One Day Introduction to Shortform Improvised Comedy
Upcoming
16th June 2018
Worthing, UK
One Day Introduction to Improvised Comedy with The Maydays This day-long course is great for all levels and abilities, a fun and gentle introduction to this life-changing art form. Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy! What can I expect? Fun group warm-up games An introduction to the principles of improv...
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
Upcoming
9th June 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...
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe
Upcoming
3rd June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 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...
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe
Upcoming
2nd June 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 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...
Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe
Upcoming
31st May 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays present: Happily Never After at Brighton Fringe 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...
Pitch That Show
Upcoming
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
Upcoming
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...
The Fringe Show
Upcoming
4th May 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...
Happily Never After
Upcoming
28th April 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...
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...
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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