Comedy

We are very excited to announce our Guest Improv Teacher for this year’s 15th Annual Improv Retreat, please send a warm welcome to the brilliant, FELIPE ORTIZ! Performer, director and teacher, Felipe is interested in exchanging, interacting, playing and sharing experiences with different artists around the world. He’s passionate about the body in movement and...
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The Maydays are awarding a diversity scholarship for the Maydays Improv Retreat (Ashorne Hill, October 2023) in memory of our friend, teacher and mentor Jason Chin. Jason was a huge influence on the development and spirit of the Maydays. At a practical level, our show, “Tonight’s Top Story”, was blatantly stolen from the format of “Whirled News Tonight”...
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Halloween.  It’s full of scary things but fun scary things. But that’s all a matter of perspective right?    There are literally billions of people in the world who have never taken an improv class. I haven’t done any data research, I’ve just made a wide-sweeping assumption. The vast majority I imagine do not have...
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With our 14th Annual Improv Retreat fast approaching we checked in with our Maydays coming to play this year. So let’s hear from our cracker, Jen Rowe!   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? Connecting with improvisers I know AND new improv friends. Being delighted by participants’ ingenuity and creativity.   What...
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Our 14th Annual Improv Retreat is 2 weeks away! So we’re checking in with our Maydays coming to play this year, next up, is the superb, Jennifer Jordan.   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? Seeing everyone! I can’t wait to reconnect with the folks I know and to meet new folks...
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Our 14th Annual Improv Retreat is less than three weeks away! So we’re checking in with our Maydays coming to play this year, next up, is our brilliant, Jon Nguyen.   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? Smiles and joy and the wonder of being with people who all love improv.  ...
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We are super excited to announce our second Guest Teacher at our 14th Annual Improv Retreat, the magnifique Frédéric Pont! Frédéric is a comedian dedicated to improv for 20 years and a trainer and director for 15 years. After being a theatre sports player and having created many improv games, his work is now dedicated...
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