Sunday, May 6, 2018
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10:00am Category: Classes[10:30am] The Maydays Beginners Longform Improvisation Course
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. What can I expect? Group warm-up activities and ensemble building exercises An introduction to the principles of longform improv (e.g scene work, edits, monologues) Practice of exercises in pairs and in groups An opportunity to create longer improvised pieces (e.g Montages, Armando) Who is this course suitable for? Adults aged 18 – 100 All levels and abilities Those interested in a more fluid and theatrical style of improvisation (less comedy and game based) Actors and writers who wish to have a better understanding of how they can use improvisation in their craft. Book before 15th March for a 15% Early Bird Discount ‘I didn’t expect to find a space of such unbounded support, joy, creativity, humour and, along with all of it, a veritable cornucopia of transferable skills to cover all aspects of life, personal and professional’

Category: Classes[10:30am] The Maydays Musical Improv Drop In's
Your Sunday Musical joy ride is here! Two hours of improvising musicals with some of the most experienced teachers on the improv scene. For an audience, it looks like a miracle, for the performer it feels like flying. Starting from a single word, you will be creating scenes that magically lead into complete songs! During these drop in’s, you’ll be introduced to the core skills of melody and lyrics, rhyming and choruses, leading to the ability to create songs on any topic right there. In a supportive and nurturing environment, you’ll see how to fit songs into scenes and perform with flair and commitment. This is a wide ability class, all welcome. Most importantly, there is no need to be able to sing! When: Every first Sunday of the month, except October and April when it falls on the second Sunday of the month Price: £25 or buy 4 sessions for £80 – booking recommended

Category: Classes[11:00am] Drop in - Norwich
Drop in - Norwich

2:00pm Category: Shows[2:30pm] The Parentheticals: Improdyssey (Brighton Fringe)
Ad-libbed adventures from The Parentheticals. A comedy hour at Brighton Fringe culminating in a long-form narrative quest! £6.

8:00pm Category: Shows[8:00pm] Dinner and a Movie - with Genre Claude Van Damme
Share some of your best worst dating stories to inspire something even more embarrassing - long form improv. And after that The Movie! See everything you'd expect from a movie improvised live on stage -- dramatic camera angles, tense editing, high-flying action sequences and tender denouement. Never-before-seen movies created from audience suggestions that span every era, every style, and every genre, but never with 3D glasses. There will also be a jam if anyone in the audience feels the desire to participate. FREE.