Creator, Editor and flow. – The Maydays

Creator, Editor and flow. - The Maydays

Improv gives us the opportunity as artists to create something and then immediately move on to create something else.  This gives us enormous freedom to suppress our judgement of our work as there is no time to edit it.  This is liberating and taps into the flow state which so many of us crave and…

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Improv into Writing Taster Video

Improv into Writing Taster Video

Storystarters – Improv into Writing taster video from Jen Rowe Want to write fiction but can’t find the time? Love improv? Combine the two with Jen’s Online Improv Super-Elective: Storystarters – Improv into Writing Course starting 22nd April for 4 weeks, 2 pm-4 pm BST each week. Here’s a taster exercise to get you on…

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Improv Tip #164 Know and Honor Your Audience (w/Stephanie Rae) (2021)

Improv Tip #164 Know and Honor Your Audience (w/Stephanie Rae) (2021)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, guest tipper and veteran improviser Stephanie Rae talks about Choosing and Honoring YOUR Audience. Whether you’re doing improv comedy, playing improv games, using improv in your acting classes, or expressing yourself with some other kind of improvisation,…

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Seven Ways to end a Song in Musical Improv

Seven Ways to end a Song in Musical Improv

New blog, ‘Seven Ways to end a Song in Musical Improv’ by Maydays, Heather & Joe.   Ending a song well in musical improv can make or break it. You can create an astounding melody, heartbreaking lyrics and beautiful choreography but if it fizzles out that’s often all the audience will remember. On the flip…

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Black Box Beats warm-up | Improv As Improv Does Best

Black Box Beats warm-up | Improv As Improv Does Best

Lights come up on black-clad high school students standing on and around wooden boxes of varying heights. You know what’s coming next. Staccato sophomoric pretension. A wonder to laugh at, if you’re not in the actual audience and/or have to drive a performer home afterward. Like with The Invocation, a structure of that kind of…

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