Maydays

Business Improv Business improv training is now a well established, trusted and proven way to bring fast, effective and lasting benefit to your business.  We have been delivering business improv training for companies across a wide range of sectors for over 10 years and are still surprised and delighted by the range of benefits that...
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Corporate Events – How improvisation fixes everything The Maydays are frequently asked to intervene as part of structured corporate events, such as annual conferences, big international or multidisciplinary training events, product launches and anniversary events. The reason The Maydays are in demand for such corporate events is that improvisation ticks many boxes at once –...
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  The Leela Bubble By Heather Urquhart The Maydays Improv Retreat is my happy place, no doubt about it and this year more than ever I was desperate to cross the magical threshold into Leela living. The previous 2 months had been crazy busy and I’d come out of a 4 show Edinburgh Festival, straight...
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By Rhiannon Vivian   ‘It’s your limitations that make you the wonderful disaster you probably are.’ – Nick Cave   We’re obsessed with running through life. So pre-occupied with what we should be achieving each year, so fixed on pre-prescribed life goals, expectations, peer pressure whatever you want to call it, that we often feel...
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An Improv Blog About Acting For Improvisers Who Act And Actors Who Improvise This week I came back to Brighton and to the Theatre Royal with Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story and this has led me to think about whether or not improv skills apply to the acting world. I set about to try and...
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by Rebecca MacMillan First: It’s Father’s Day this Sunday. You forgot? Don’t panic! Get your Dad a gift and help the Maydays by pledging on our Edinburgh Kickstarter project (we have 7 days to raise just less than a grand). Three ideas out of our many offers to pledgers: 1) Tickets to a Maydays show,...
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By Rebecca MacMillan I decided to write this blog after I thought I had lost my usual ‘performance shoes’ on the train following a boozy session to celebrate our first gig at Leicester Square Theatre. I was quite put out. They are just a pair of black flat ballet pumps, and most of the negative...
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by Jenny Rowe THIS IS A BLOG ABOUT FAILURE… …ironically, I failed to write it the first time, but I re-committed and added a ton of enthusiasm so now it’s here. So I suppose that’s an improv lesson right there. This is a slightly embarrassing foray into my improv journey, focusing on something I bring up with...
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