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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

TAKE IT EASY audio book: now on Soundcloud (Part one)

I haven't quite figured out how to put all of the recorded and mixed audio book live and online, but I've put the preface and chapter one up on my SoundCloud, for absolutely anyone at [...]

Organization of the artist

I was doing some research on the Guggenheim in Bilbao, a world-renowned architectural triumph that also kickstarted the redevelopment and resurgence of that once down-on-its-luck port town. The Wikipedia page informed me that the project [...]

Play more, it’s good for you

Last Friday in Brussels I had a group of engineers and IT professionals play Grandma's Footsteps, the simple childhood game where one person stands against the wall with their back to the group. As the [...]

Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

6 May ~ Themeprov, Mezrab

3 June ~Themeprov, Mezrab

11 June ~ Laughing Lyrics, Bar Bukowski

17 June ~ Ready, Set, Play, Mezrab

1 July ~Themeprov, Mezrab

6 July ~ Learn to love public speaking and presentations, Guardian Masterclass

5 August ~Themeprov, Mezrab

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

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