Amsterdam-based Canadian Ryan Millar writes plays, feature articles, short film scripts, short fiction, comedy sketches, rap songs and – most recently – a book on improv. There’s also the blog on the right, which is filled with daily thoughts and weekly ideas. He divides his writing time between passion projects and freelance work.

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Ryan has nearly twenty years experience as a facilitator, trainer and coach. Drawing heavily on his improv background (with elements of storytelling and charisma best practices), he helps individuals and businesses improve the ways they think, interact and perform.

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Ryan has been teaching, performing, directing improv for nearly twenty years. In addition to teaching classes and doing shows in Amsterdam, he travels to festivals around Europe to perform and teach. He first book, on the subject of improv, TAKE IT EASY, is now available.

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TAKE IT EASY™ isn’t about a new way of doing improv, nor is it meant to replace your own style or approach. Instead it’s a mindset that can inform your performance and approach to improvisation.
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Latest thoughts

Pure joy: On breaking free of the useless

This Christmas, Santa gave me a book called Goodbye, Things, by Fumio Sasaki, (yes, yet another Japanese expert on minimalism). According to the blurb he “lives in a tiny studio in Tokyo with three shirts, [...]

2018 – Year in Review

Ever Better, a one-man show by Ryan Millar. Photo by Robin Straaijer A year-end review is a good thing to do. Not necessarily because it makes good reading (although if you happen to [...]

Your Christmas playlist

Looking for some Christmas music? I've got you covered, with a Spotify playlist custom-crafted with new versions of old classics, and a tidy selection of modern soon-to-be classics. Oh, and a few original classics are [...]

Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

4 November ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

6 November ~Ever Better (Storytelling Show), Mezrab

16 November ~ Learn to love public speaking and presentations, Guardian Masterclass

2 December ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

15 March ~Learn to love public speaking and presentations, Guardian Masterclass