Intro to Improv Comedy – Performance Course

Image of a group of 16 people smiling after an imrpov comedy session with The Maydays. Event info for Inbtro to Improv Comedy Performance Course, 14th June for 6 week in Brighton.

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 shortform 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. 16.

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).

“Going to the Maydays improv courses is my weekly dose of happiness. I’m hooked for life!”

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: Tuesday nights for 6-weeks, from 14th June to 19th July, 7-9.30 pm each week, with a performance showcase for family and friends on 26th July.

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

Cost: £165.00 general, £148.51 concession


We offer Scholarship places for our improv drop-ins and courses, details here.

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 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.

Please do not contact individual Maydays team members directly regarding our classes and/or events, for all company queries please contact us via our Facebook page or email us at [email protected].

Improv facilitator Jenny Rowe

Headshot of The Maydays Jen Rowe.
Jen Rowe Jen trained in acting at ACT Brighton and joined The Maydays in 2006. Since then, she has trained with myriad improv-greats in Europe and the USA. She teaches and performs around the world, and has a special interest in using improv techniques to inspire creative writing. As an improviser, she also performs and...
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