Presentations coach

Keynote speaker

Improviser & storyteller

Writer & editor


Writer Ryan Millar writes a lot. Plays, features, scripts, short stories, comedy sketches, rap songs and an improv book. There’s also his blog, which contains 15+ years’ worth of thoughts and musings. He divides his writing time between passion projects and freelance work.

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Trainer Ryan Millar has been in the workshop and facilitation game for 20+ years. Drawing heavily on his improv background (and his work as a storyteller and writer), he specializes in helping individuals and businesses find creative ways to improve how they think, interact and perform.

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Coach Ryan Millar loves helping people make progress. Whether that’s helping people prepare for presentations or become better public speakers. Or sitting across from someone and unpacking their life goals, the challenges they face, and the attitudes holding them back.

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Upcoming workshops and performances

1 December: All the Best (easylaughs, Amsterdam)
This is the graduation show for students of my Stage Presence & Solo Performance course. I’m expecting high-quality hilarity and will settle for nothing less.

3 December: Improv(e) Yourself, Amsterdam
Supercharge your ability to connect, create and contribute, using the magic of an improvisational mindset

12 December: Supercharge your Charisma (Online)
Increase your ability to lead, influence, and make a lasting impression on others and on the world around you

17 January: A Writing Process That Works (Online)
Writing is so simple, yet it’s also so fricking hard! This session will help participants get themselves, centered, focused, and writing. Productively, and enjoyably.

29 January: Introduction to Storytelling (Online)
Get a handle on how stories work, some hallmarks of effective stories, and how we can use stories to communicate more effectively

7 February: Unlocking Storytelling (Online)
This two-hour session will show you the power of stories and give you a framework so you can be a better storyteller immediately

5 March: Writing Matters (Online)
Learn how and why writing creates more robust thinking, preserves our ideas and memories, and strengthens our imagination. Get some tips and strategies for harnessing the power of writing and putting it to work for you.

The Confident Presenter

Ryan Millar’s latest book The Confident Presenter: Ditch your fears of public speaking and embrace the stage is a no-nonsense, easy-to-read and highly actionable book for anyone who wants to become a better presenter. And get more comfortable in the role.

Latest thoughts

  • the words "nursery rhymes" on a rainbow background

I wrote a book of nursery rhymes

  So, I wrote a book of nursery rhymes. Here's how that happened: After working for almost a year on a book that would encapsulate my extensive knowledge on public speaking and presentation skills, I

  • man on a blue youtube background with the words "this is SP Squared" written beside him

What is SP Squared?

  I'm running a course through easylaughs starting next week called SP Squared. SP Squared stands for "Stage Presence & Solo Performance" and my goal is to turn the participants into powerful and confident (and