‘IN REAL LIFE’ Intro to Improv Comedy – Performers Course

Event image for Intro to Improv PERFORMANCE 6-week course, from 21st February to 28th March in Brighton. 2 class attendees perform a high five in the middle of the Maydays life-ring logo.

IN REAL LIFE – Intro to Improv – Performance Course – CPD Accredited.

About this event

Level 2 of The Maydays short form improvised comedy courses.

This 6 week, level 2 course will go more deeply into the techniques that make improvisation games fly! Character, object work, wordplay, physical comedy. Learn more about the kind of games you like and your own improv superpowers. And do a show at the end for friends and family!

What can I expect?

  • A refresher of the principles of improv (listening and saying yes)

  • An opportunity to play ‘Whose line is it anyway’ short form improv games in front of the group

  • How to do some of the trickier performance games

  • Directing your own short form show.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Adults aged 18 – 100

  • Those who are graduates of Maydays level 1 (or equivalent).

  • Those with some acting experience.

Min. participants 6, Max. 12.


If we have to cancel the event due to low numbers, we will do this with 24hours notice (and you will receive a warning 48 hours before the course if this looks likely).

“More exciting and terrifying than white water rafting. Tremendous shared hilarity and a great way to meet lovely talented people. Failure and success become far less important than just having fun.’”

We want to keep our improv community as safe as possible as we return to in-person classes. You can check our COVID procedures for classes here.

When: Monday nights for 6-weeks, from 21st February – 28th March, 7-9.30 pm each week, with a performance showcase for family and friends on 4th April.

Where: BHASVIC Brighton. 205 Dyke Rd, Brighton & Hove BN3 6EG

Cost: £165 general, £148.51 concession

Due to performance show costs, this course costs is 10% more than our standard 6-week courses with no performance element.

If financial hardships are an issue, we are happy to offer scholarships and payment plans please contact us directly to discuss at [email protected]

Did you know that our beginner’s improv comedy courses are now CPD accredited? So now you can earn CPD (brownie) points whilst your employer pays for your course, YAY!

Contact us via email if you’d like to register for this course under the CPD scheme [email protected]

If due to covid we can’t run these classes in person, before or during the course, then we will move them online in our improv zoom rooms, with no refunds or credits in this instance.

Improv facilitator TBC

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