Slow & Steady Wins the Scene

Improv Intensive Weekend Workshop with Maydays Director, Lloydie James Lloyd

If you sometimes feel you’d benefit from slowing down your scene work and investing in your characters and scenes then this weekend intensive will give you the tools to make more out of less. Slowing down allows us to notice so much more in the scene we are in and opens up choices that would otherwise be missed.

This weekend intensive will focus on paying attention with all our senses, investing in our characters and in the relationships they have and in collecting fun details from scenes so that we can recycle them later.

You will also have the chance to work on a more emotional and relationship-based style of play, grounded in reality. Scene might provoke reactions other than laughter but the funny will always be waiting in the wings for the right moment.

If you want to let go and dive into a playing compelling, real people on stage while making the laughs you get better earned, then this is the weekend to make it happen.

Who is this course suitable for?
– Adults aged 18-100
– Improvisers with some longform experience, at least a level 1 in improv with The Maydays or similar

Class limited to 16.

Saturday 9th November 12.30 pm-6.30 pm & Sunday 10th November 11 am-5 pm at The Maydays Studio, Brighton.

£110.00 or book before the 12th October for a £10 Early Bird Discount – BOOK NOW!

We’re running three-weekend intensives this winter, so if you’d like to join us for more than one of them, pop us an email to mayday@themaydays.co.uk to book and we’ll arrange payment with the following discounts:

  1. Book two-weekend workshops and receive a 20% discount

  2. Book three-weekend workshops and receive a 30% discount

Lloydie is an improviser and writer who performs with MissImp in Nottingham and The Maydays in Brighton as well as in Two Seats Four Cheeks – the two person improv collaboration he has with fellow Mayday, Jenny Rowe. He has trained at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and The Annoyance Theatre in Chicago. As a dedicated improv nerd he has traveled the country and the world to train and perform with all his improv nerd crushes. He has also guest performed at Chinese Menu Comedy in Washington DC and at the Del Close Marathon at the UCB Theatre New York. In 2004 he performed with The Maydays in “Oh Boy: The Quantum Leap Show” and with Two Seats Four Cheeks in “Life Deconstructed”. In his spare time he sings, writes and raises money for his overdraft.

Lloydie is an improviser and writer who performs with MissImp in Nottingham and The Maydays in Brighton as well as in Two Seats Four Cheeks – the two person improv collaboration he has with fellow Mayday, Jenny Rowe. He has trained at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and The Annoyance Theatre in...
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