Commitment

With our 14th Annual Improv Retreat fast approaching we checked in with our Maydays coming to play this year. Next up, our fabulous force of nature, Liz Peters… What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? The playfulness and creativity. It’s such a joyous atmosphere to be in and I love immersing myself with...
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With our 14th Annual Improv Retreat fast approaching we checked in with our Maydays coming to play this year. First up, our award-winning* Ed Fargher…   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? I’m looking forward to the people. Seeing so many people create and collaborate and bond is really exciting to see...
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As Aladdin says in the 1992 animated feature, “Do you trust me?”   Such a simple phrase, one used in countless situations.    And one where in improv it is incredibly important but there are levels of it we can attempt to reach.    Turning up to watch your first show is already a level...
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Spirit of the Staircase –  the agony of this imperfect artform   Oh improv, you wild and beautiful beast. A playground for the creators and the dreamers; a refuge for the perfectionists and the overthinkers because it is a place where you can only be truly present. Where you can only be in the here...
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Learner’s Journey   Four years ago, I started learning British Sign Language. I don’t really know why beyond the fact that a few friends had told me in recent years that they were learning and I became insanely jealous. Eventually, after several friends and several bouts of hot green eyes, I got the message and...
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Reconnecting    After an unprecedented couple of years of getting square-eyed and talking through screens, the UK government has removed restrictions and given the green light to go hugging, hanging and working together In Real Life again. Whatever your opinion about that decision, it is clear that we are now entering an unusual transitionary period....
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Hello you lovely lot. Just a quick hi to let you know the latest news and what’s in store for spring over at Maydays HQ. Yes, it’s spring. Even though we’re still in our thermals, the crocuses are up, and we’re keeping a beady eye out for more sunshiny days. First up, you may be...
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