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Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In Brighton
Upcoming
15th December 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.
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In London
Upcoming
15th December 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 Brighton
Upcoming
13th December 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 London
Showing
12th December 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 Brighton
Upcoming
6th January 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!...
Free Long Form Improvisation Taster Session
Upcoming
9th January 2019
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Free Long Form Improvisation Taster Session A 90-minute introduction to long form improv with The Maydays. Come and find out what it’s all about for zero pounds. What can I expect? Group warm-up games An introduction to the principles of long form Creation of scenes and characters in the moment Ensemble pieces of...
Free Long Form Improvisation Taster Session
Upcoming
19th December 2018
Brighton, UK
The Maydays Free Long Form Improvisation Taster Session A 90-minute introduction to long form improv with The Maydays. Come and find out what it’s all about for zero pounds. What can I expect? Group warm-up games An introduction to the principles of long form Creation of scenes and characters in the moment Ensemble pieces of...
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....
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...
Confessions
Upcoming
18th January 2019
London, 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 are a troupe to watch out for if you love daring improvisational comedy” Latest7 **** “The Maydays combine the feel of a late-night game of truth...
The Fringe Show
Upcoming
3rd May 2019
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...
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...
Confessions
Upcoming
1st February 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...
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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