Intro to Improv Comedy – Beginners Course

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IN REAL LIFE Level 1 of The Maydays shortform improvised comedy courses – CPD Accredited

About this event

Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy IN REAL LIFE!

Great for all levels and abilities, improv uses no scripts or prepared material. Comedy is created in the moment: a playful and liberating experience, which is both very funny and helpful for overcoming creative blocks.

What can I expect?

  • Fun group warm-up games
  • An introduction to the principles of improv (listening and saying yes)
  • Practice exercises in pairs and in groups
  • An opportunity to play ‘Whose line is it anyway’ shortform improv games in front of the group

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Adults aged 18 – 100.
  • All levels and abilities. Beginners are very welcome.
  • Stand-up comedians, anyone wanting to get into comedy for the first time.
  • Any human wishing to try improv for the first time or needing a refresher.

Min. participants 6, Max. 16.

BOOK NOW!

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).

“It’s the bravest, most fun and impactful course I’ve ever done!”

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, 7.30-9.30 pm each week

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

Cost: £157.50 general, £141.75 concession

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

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 Haufek

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...
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