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Last few places remaining! The Maydays Improv Retreat We have been running The Maydays Improv Retreat for well over a decade.  In fact, nobody can say for sure which iteration of The Retreat this year’s will be but it is at least the 15th.  Some say we have been calling it the 15th for around...
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After our annouuncment last week, I got quite a few emails. Some were requests, some ideas, some questions. And quite a few were asking me how I approach the slug problem.  Let me explain. On the patio, I have a little germination greenhouse where, too early and too enthusiastically, I planted trays of kale, herbs,...
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This is a statement from the Maydays and AndAlso Improv. We are two companies with a lot of crossover, in our aims and our people. We love improv, as an art form and as a form of self-development. In fact, the founders of And Also met as members of the Maydays. Improv can be a...
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5 Reasons why I love the Harold   The Harold, for those not familiar, is a structure used in longform improvisational theatre. It is performed by improv troupes and teams across the world. In the Harold structure, characters and themes are introduced and then recur in a series of connected scenes. It was first performed...
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The Maydays have been training people in all types of businesses, using improv, for the last 18 years. Business Improv training is one of those things that can be hard to sell in times of economic downturn, because superficially it sounds like a fun and frivolous activity, which might come under the category of ‘team...
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Maydays Improv Retreat 2022 Blog Post by Helen Bet   Radhanath Sikdar found the height of Mount Everest to be 29 000 feet exactly. But he added 2 feet when he shared his findings because he thought noone would believe the round number. What does this have to do with an improv retreat, you ask?...
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By Rhiannon Vivian   I had a conversation recently about punks. And how some of the most iconic old-school punks have disappointingly ended up quite conservative. And how that often happens to people when they get older, because in theory, you’ve got more to lose.    Maybe it only happened to the punks who made...
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