Maydays

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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Our 14th Annual Improv Retreat is less than 4 weeks away, so we’re checking in with our Maydays coming to play this year. So let’s hear from our smasher, Rhiannon Vivian   What are you most looking forward to at MIR22? Having people inspire me AND crack me up with their ingenuity: participants and other...
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Hello Creative Cats!   We made it through a wet and blustery spring and are hitting summer with factor 30 in our back pockets, as we can dream! As we dream big for summer, here’s what we’ve had going on and what’s in store from Maydays HQ.   As is the tradition with our summer...
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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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To make an improvised pancake, you need to be incredibly good at object work, otherwise, you will end up with improvised batter all over your scene-work kitchen. To start, make sure your space-work surfaces are clean and that you have put all your object-work ingredients in a place you will remember. After all, the last...
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How Improv Classes create Relationships We at The Maydays were delighted when our first ‘Improv Couple’ got together.  They met at one of our improv classes, improvised together for 8 weeks and – BOOM!  Since then we have seen a succession of couples emerge from their time improvising together with us and elsewhere.  In some...
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Reasons for being “nice” by The Maydays, Ed Fargher   People like to say that I am a nice guy, or that I have an excessively positive outlook. Even when I was young. It would be the words I heard from every girl I fancied that didn’t fancy me back. “You’re so nice.” And it’s...
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