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We are delighted to announce to announce the winner of the Jason Chin Scholarship for the Maydays Retreat September 2018 is…drumroll…Neville Bharucha, 29 years old from Mumbai, India. On his improvisation experience Neville says ‘When I did it for the first time in 2013, I realised how much of an impact it has in the...
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The Maydays Improv Retreat is almost upon us and that means it’s almost the closing date to apply for the Jason Chin Scholarship. We started the Scholarship in 2015 so we thought it was about time we caught up with our previous scholars to see what they’ve been doing since. Jen M Thomas – Retreat...
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Presentation skills lie at the heart of business.  Whether one on one, or to a room full of delegates, it can be the difference between success and failure.  In our experience in improvisation training, pitching and presenting are primarily about two things: confidence, and telling a compelling story.  In this article, we will look at...
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Mayday! Mayday! We’re looking for help… Since moving into our new home in Brighton last November we’ve expanded our offerings and we’re looking for people to get involved both in paid and voluntary positions. Interested? Check out how you could get involved here.  Get Involved  
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Our previous Jason Chin Scholarship winner, Adina, tells us about her experience of coming from Romania to do 4 days of improv with The Maydays. A time for gratitude, joy and…improv…always! In the land of far far away Bucharest, Romania, in a time when everybody is thinking about resolutions and the new year, Fm still...
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There is no doubt the improvisation is becoming more widely recognised as a tool for so many life skills, whether in your business or your personal life.  Having witnessed the transformation in people who improvise regularly and heard it from participants time and time again, it is nice to see that improvisation for anxiety and...
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  The medical profession revolves around interactions between people. From the GP consultation through to the team working in an operating theatre, communication is at the heart of a health profession that is efficient, accountable and ultimately improves patient’s health.  From my own experience, I know that I respond better to someone I trust and...
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Having a foot in both the improvisation and the teacher camps, I have often mused and been asked about how people could use the techniques of comedy improvisation for teachers.  Here is my brief journey… I started teaching piano in 2002.  I had one pupil who I would teach in the piano shop I worked...
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