Level 1 of The Maydays Long Form Improvisation Comedy Course
An 8-week introduction into longform improvisation. The Maydays teach you techniques to create whole improvised from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article.
What can I expect?
Group warm-up activities and ensemble building exercises
An introduction to the principles of longform improv (e.g scene work, edits, monologues)
The practice of exercises in pairs and in groups
An opportunity to create longer improvised pieces (e.g Montages, Armando)
Who is this course suitable for?
Adults aged 18 – 100
All levels and abilities
Those interested in a more fluid and theatrical style of improvisation (less comedy and game based)
Actors and writers who wish to have a better understanding of how they can use improvisation in their craft.
“I didn’t expect to find a space of such unbounded support, joy, creativity, humour and, along with all of it, a veritable cornucopia of transferable skills to cover all aspects of life, personal and professional”