Communication

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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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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With our 14th Annual Improv Retreat fast approaching we checked in with our Maydays coming to play this year. So let’s hear from the taciturn, one and only, Mr John Cremer!   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? Full immersion into improv joy   What advice would you give to complete newbies...
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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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by Juwel Haque   Mochi is a person who has lived a life up to now. In that life, he has had experiences, thoughts and feelings. Gained relationships, knowledge, technical capabilities, physicality, a philosophy and values. Consumed media, food, drink and travel. All this and more, provide Mochi with a personal pool of inspiration that...
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