Improvisation Comedy Classes in Brighton

Drop In

The drop-in is a wide ability class, so everyone is welcome! It is ideal for people trying improvisation for the first time, or more experienced players who want to work on core skills. The atmosphere is accessible, fun and non-judgemental and you will find yourself doing things you never thought you could. Just turn up and play no need to book!

Beginners Introduction Day

This day long course is great for all levels and abilities, a fun and gentle introduction to this life-changing art form. Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy!

Beginners Shortform

Unleash your creative potential and increase your confidence with improvised comedy! 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.

Beginners Musical Improv

An 8-week crash course in musical improv covering a vast range of singing styles, song structures, exercises and games. Really useful for those who want to give it a go but need a safe environment to let their musical hair down.

Beginners Longform

An 8 week introduction to longform improvisation. The Maydays teach you techniques to create whole improvised from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article.

Performance Shortform

Level 2 of the Maydays short form improvised comedy courses.
This 8 week, Level 2 course will go more deeply into the techniques that makes 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!

Performance Musical Improv

In this level 2 of the Maydays musical improvisation courses you’ll have 8-weeks to stretch your musical improv wings. Building on the beginners course you will explore more song structures and ways of using music and singing in your improv scenes. The emphasis is slightly more towards the performance aspect culminating in a performance showcase for family and friends.

Performance Longform

In this Level 2 performance longform improvisation course, the emphasis remains away from shortform games and towards a more fluid and versatile kind of improvised comedy and theatre, just like the Maydays perform themselves. We teach you techniques to create whole shows from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article.

You’ll learn how to create longer, more subtle and detailed scenes and explore a much wider range of improv possibilities. We also offer you the freedom to create your own new forms with the guidance of experienced members of The Maydays.

The course culminates in a performance showcase.

Advanced Shortform

Level 3 of the Maydays advanced short form improvised comedy courses
This 8 week, Level 3 course will go more deeply into the techniques that makes improvisation games and shows, fly. It’s one of our advanced courses, plus you get to do a show to family and friends at the end. The only difference is that this time, you get to host it instead of your teacher, so you’ll learn some kick-ass MC skills too.

Advanced Longform

An 8 week introduction to longform improvisation. The Maydays teach you techniques to create whole improvised from a simple one-word suggestion, a monologue, or a newspaper article.

Musical Longform

This course introduces the basics of putting a longform music set together. That may be a full musical or more of a series of linked scenes and songs. It is a thrilling and immersive ride through genres, characters, games and musical theatre.

Musical Longform Performance

This course builds on the groundwork covered in the Performance Musical Longform course (level 4). In this course we will be building to the performance at the end of the course.
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