Ryan has been improvising for nearly twenty years, and teaching for most of that time. He’s taught and performed improv comedy all around Europe and Canada.

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

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As a communications generalist – and a specialist in improv and writing – Ryan helps individuals and businesses improve improve the ways they interact internally, and externally.

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Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops


9 April ~ The Big Ideas Show: Animal Kingdom, MixTree OT301

15-19 April ~ Vienna International Improv Festival, Vienna

24 April ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

4,11,18,25 May ~ Foundations in ImprovisationMezrab

8 May ~ My True Story, Mezrab

13,14 May ~ Lisbon International Improv Fest (Milly Can Rap), Lisbon

21 May ~ The Big Ideas Show: Pop Music, MixTree OT301

22 May ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

20-21 June ~ The Art of Improvisation, London, (Guardian Masterclass)

Latest thoughts

Foundations in Improvisation

I’m teaching an improv course at Mezrab in May. It’s called Foundations in Improvisation, and it’s designed to do something very specific.


It happens fairly regularly: I do an improv show, or am hosting or performing at […]

Marty McFly and predicting the future



“Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.”
— Winston Churchill

The first time […]

An escalation of sorts

Pranks can be dangerous. I present a cautionary tale.
The attacks rained down on Quinpool Town Centre. Crude projectiles hurtled through the air, cannons were launched from speedboats in the lakefront. It was merciless, and seemingly […]