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This is my first appearance on the Maydays blog roll. I arrive as a man who was once known as the Hip-hop Encyclopedia. My occasionally impressive trivia knowledge, sat at the back of my brain, sometimes bursts forth to take the form of externalised rap verbiage, straight outta my face. I think the Maydays accepted...
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For the Fringe show I wanted to work on a few things. First of all the idea of ‘Soup and Sermon’ which we got from our time working with Jason Chin. So the idea that the preacher gets the non believers into the Church with the Soup and then they stay for the Sermon. With...
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The Maydays have been recruiting. Last night we held our most recent audition and with some success I might add. The strongest collective of auditionees I’ve certainly seen in my 2 and a half year stint as a Mayday and hopefully someone new will don the coveted grey shirt of destiny in the coming months....
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I was teaching the Maydays Drop in class recently and two of the students who are recent converts to improv and now completely obsessed with the form (you know who you are you two!) cornered me afterwards and asked me, “How do we get to be good?!” I gave them my best answer but came...
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One thing that I hope improv has brought to my life in the wider sense is the abilty to be open to anything so when John suggested that the Maydays spend the day with a spiritual Guru called Prasadam who he described as a cross between the Dalai Lama and Spike Milligan I knew I...
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Happy Xmas everyone (yes i know it’s a bit late but us Maydays always celebrate with a trip to Poynings in the new year). Today we’ve been treated to an amazing meal by Tom and John, penguin impressions from Isaac, a lovely walk round Devil’s Dyke, and the company of ALL THE MAYDAYS and their...
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