Beginners Longform Improvised Comedy Course

Level 1 of The Maydays longform improvised comedy courses

A 6-week introduction to 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)
  • 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.

Book before 13th May for a 15% Early Bird Discount

When: 6 weeks on Wednesday nights from 13th June to 18th July, 7 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: The Maydays Studio, 12A Regency Square, Brighton
Price: £175.00

‘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’

Jenny took her first improv class when she was 13. She loved it, and she carried on studying at Youth Theatre Northwest, in Washington, USA, until she was 18. Then, she decided to study Comparative Religions at University. After graduation, she fell in love, and relocated to the UK. She has since had two lovely...
Liz Peters trained as an actress at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and has worked extensively on stage and screen. She was nominated Best Female Performer at Brighton Fringe for Toybox, a musical comedy she wrote and produced, and has worked with British comedy institutions Newsrevue and The Treason Show, as well as in films, commercials and immersive theatre.  Liz travels the world performing...
Jen trained at ACT Brighton and now teaches there on a regular basis. Her credits includedreamthinkspeak (Underground) and Fringe-first nominated Bite-size Plays. She has toured withThe Foundry Group and played Ero in The Widow’s Tears for the Shakespeare’s Globe ‘Read Not Dead’ series. She is an actor, voiceover artist, writer and teacher, having worked with...
Heather trained in Physical Theatre and has studied improvisation at Chicago’s I.O theatre. She improvises with the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The ImprovisedMusical and is one of the directors of The Maydays. Her duo improv show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has also toured extensively most recently to Texas, Montreal and Karachi. Heather’s other regular improv exploits include, The...
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