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Beginners Longform Improvised Comedy Course
Upcoming
Worthing, UK
15th April 2018
The Maydays Beginners Longform Improvisation Course An 8-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 scene work, edits,...
Free Longform Improv Comedy Taster Session
Upcoming
Worthing, UK
8th April 2018
The Maydays Free Longform Improvised Comedy Taster Session A 90-minute introduction to longform 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 longform Creation of scenes and characters in the moment Ensemble pieces of Improvised theatre...
Saturday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
London, UK
24th February 2018
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.
Longform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
11th April 2018
The Maydays Longform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course 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...
Twoprov Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
10th April 2018
The Maydays Twoprov Improvisation Comedy Course A level 3 Maydays improvised comedy course An eight-week course in the art of duo improv – from a 2 person scene through to creating an entire show with just 2 improvisers. What can I expect? Exercises which drill into techniques to build strong 2 person scenes Editing and...
Beginners Shortform Improvised Comedy Course
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
11th April 2018
The Maydays Beginners Shortform Improvisation Comedy Course Level 1 of The Maydays short form 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...
Shortform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
9th April 2018
The Maydays Shortform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course 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...
Free Improv Comedy Taster Session
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
8th April 2018
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...
Free Improv Comedy Taster Session
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
28th March 2018
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...
Wednesday Improv Comedy Drop-In
Upcoming
London, UK
21st February 2018
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.
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Shortform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
9th April 2018
The Maydays Shortform Performance Improvisation Comedy Course 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...
Pitch That Show
Expired
London, UK
27th January 2018
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 @ Leicester Comedy Festival
Expired
Leicester, UK
16th February 2018
The Maydays present: Happily Never After @ the Leicester Comedy Festival 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
Brighton, UK
2nd November 2018
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
Brighton, UK
6th April 2018
As well as performing their 5 star show ‘Tonight’s Top Story’, The Maydays will also be joined by improv superstars, ‘Swipe Right‘, they’ll play the relationships you want to see, and the relationships you don’t. Inspired by randomly chosen music, they always have an eye on the joyful, skipping from the realistic to the surreal....
Tonight’s Top Story
Expired
Brighton, UK
2nd February 2018
As well as performing their 5 star show ‘Tonight’s Top Story’, The Maydays will also be joined by improv superstars ‘Jack Left Town‘, their show tells the story of the greatest band the world has ever known, Jack Left Town. It’s an improvised rock documentary in the spirit of Spinal Tap. Inspired by improvised interviews with the...
Confessions
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
30th November 2018
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.
Confessions
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
5th October 2018
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.
Confessions
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
6th July 2018
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.
Confessions
Upcoming
Brighton, UK
2nd March 2018
As well as performing our 5-star show ‘Confessions’, we’ll also be joined by guest improv superstars, Classic Andy to get your laughing gear in order! Classic Andy is a long form comedy improv group, formed of 7 people from different theatre, comedy and performance backgrounds. Together we create scenes, stories and characters in the moment...
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11th Annual Maydays Improv Retreat
Upcoming
Dorset, UK
19th September 2018
“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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