‘IN REAL LIFE’ Musical Narrative – Advanced Performance course

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Musical Narrative – Advanced Performance 10-week Course

About this Event

Build your own musicals! This advanced music course gives you all the tools you need to sing your way through a narrative storyline.

Syllabus includes:

  • Protagonist and Antagonist songs
  • Using song as a storytelling tool
  • Classic song tropes e.g Want songs, Comedy Character songs, 11th Hour numbers
  • Improvising in a musical theatre style

Heather & Joe are a dream team. An excellent introduction to Musical Narrative with one of the top teachers and musical director combos in the world.

Participants: Min. 8, Max. 12

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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).

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: Wednesday nights for 10-weeks, from 4th May to 6th July, 7-9.30 pm each week. Performance showcases in week-10 on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July at the Lantern Theatre. Ticket link for family and friends coming soon!

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

Cost: £290.00 general, £265.00 concession

This course has two Maydays facilitators and so is slightly higher in cost than our other 10-week courses.

If financial hardships are an issue, we are happy to offer scholarships and payment plans please contact us directly to discuss at [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 facilitators: Heather Urquhart & Joe Samuel

Black and white headshot of The Maydays Joe Samuel.
Joe Samuel Joe is the Musical Director of The Maydays.  He is a classically trained pianist and violinist and is one of only a handful of professional improviser musicians in the world.  He has directed and played for a baffling array of improv troupes both in the UK and across Europe as well, as playing...
Headshot of The Maydays Heather Urquhart.
Heather Urquhart Heather trained in Physical Theatre and improvisation at Chicago’s I.O and Annoyance theatres. She improvises with the Olivier award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, Blues Hammer, an improvised blues show with the legendary Joe Bill and London’s premier all-female improv team ‘Yes Queens‘. Her show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has headlined numerous improv...
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