Ryan Millar


Ryan has been teaching, performing, directing and writing about improv for nearly twenty years. In addition to regular classes and shows in Amsterdam, he travels regularly to festivals around Europe to perform and teach.

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Ryan writes plays, feature articles, short film scripts, short fiction, comedy sketches and other stuff besides – including the blog on the right. Much of his writing he does for clients like ING, Heineken and Shell, but a great deal of it he does for himself.

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Ryan helps individuals and businesses improve the ways they think and interact – internally and externally. Applied improv, storytelling and communications training are all right in his wheelhouse.

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Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

3 September ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

1 October ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

14 October ~ TAKE IT EASY Launch Party, Cinetol

5 November ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

17 November ~Learn to love public speaking and presentations, (Guardian Masterclass)

Latest thoughts

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Four notes on lifelong learning, longboard edition

I got a longboard for my birthday from Chiara. I’ve been a skateboarder for more than 20 years, though timewise I doubt the last 15 have added up the amount of time on deck anywhere […]

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On turning 40

Today is a milestone birthday. The big 4-0.

I recall my 29th birthday, which was a tough one, because I was panicked about looking ahead to 30. Because I wasn’t happy where I was at. I’ve […]

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Why I daydream about mediatation

There’s a great Zen saying that goes: “Meditate for 20 minutes a day. Unless you’re too busy, then you should sit for an hour.”

I don’t meditate much, just a couple times a week, and for […]