Mission, Value and Activities

The Nursery Mission

The Nursery works to legitimise and promote improvisation, as an artistic form and a way of thinking and living.
The Nursery creates diverse opportunities for people to take part in improvisation and creates the highest quality work so that people want to do so.


The Nursery Values

We make top quality work.
We create a safe and supportive environment.
We are flexible, playful and responsive, both as individuals and as a company.


The Nursery Activities

We produce shows.
We welcome performers from other schools and styles, locally, nationally and internationally.
We run classes and jams.
We rent rehearsal rooms.
We produce and broadcast shows and material online.


The Nursery/Maydays do not tolerate harassment of any kind, be it in our virtual or live spaces, or on our social media. People who engage in this kind of behaviour at The Nursery, or at any other organization, will not be allowed to participate in our community, in any capacity, online or in person.

For more information, please read our Code of Conduct. If you wish to report any incidents, you can send us an anonymous message here or get in touch to our team directly.