6 weeks of Musical Longform!
About this Event
In this online musical long-form course you’ll have 6 weeks to dip your toes in the water of improvising musicals. Building on the beginner’s musical course you will explore more song structures and ways of using music and singing in your improv scenes. The emphasis is slightly more towards scenic and long-form elements of musical improv
What can I expect?
- Musical games and exercises
- Different vocal styles and ranges
- Scenes going into songs
- Putting together longer runs of scenes and songs or a musical piece
Who is this course suitable for?
People who have completed the online musical improv course, online musical intensive or equivalent with other organisations
Min. participants 6, max. participants 12.
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 and teaching improvisation and is part of Ohana – The European Improvisers Project. She is the creator and host of Unplanned Cabaret, performs with The Concept, The Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure and regularly guests in other productions.
In addition to performing, Liz is a certified Embodied Facilitator and coaches people to have more impact and feel at ease in the spotlight. On her YouTube channel, ‘Bonafide Human Club’ Liz shares tips from the fields of improvisation and embodiment to help people enjoy life more.
Joe Samuel is the Director and 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 at IO in Chicago and being the musical director of Improv Festivals in Barcelona, Poland, Romania, Finland, Dublin and of course at the Maydays own festival.
This intermediate course runs every Tuesday evening from 23rd February to 30th March, 7.30 pm-9.30 pm GMT
Intermediate (3/6 months+) These classes will be opportunities to add tools to your growing toolbox. Normally these classes will expect players to be confident playing scenes. These classes will provide practice and specific new skills.
Whatever the level of ability required, all of our classes are safe, supportive environments led by our experienced teachers. Please email us if you are unsure whether a class is suitable for you. If you sign up for a class inappropriate to your level the Nursery/Maydays reserved the right to remove you from the class without refund.