Amsterdam-based Canadian Ryan Millar writes plays, feature articles, short film scripts, fiction, comedy sketches, rap songs and – most recently – a book on improv. There’s also the blog down below, which is full of frequent thoughts and musings. He divides his writing time between passion projects and freelance work.

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Ryan has been in the facilitation and training game for more than twenty 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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Ryan has been teaching, performing, directing improv for more than twenty years. In addition to teaching classes and doing shows in Amsterdam, he travels to festivals around Europe to perform and teach. His first book, on the subject of improv, TAKE IT EASYis now available.

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Ryan Millar’s 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

Now a Certified Digital Marketing Professional

That's right, I upskilled. Officially. Having recently successfully completed a course as a Certified Digital Marketing Professional. From the Digital Marketing Institute. The question is, why? Why did I do a course in something I'm [...]

The vitality of the edges

I've recently had an opportunity to do some pieces of one-on-one training, mentorship and coaching (in improv, entrepreneurship and public speaking, respectively). It's been great, and I think I can safely say I've been able [...]

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On turning 43: Low-key highlights

I’ve been making small records of my time around my birthday recently. Well, at least when I turned 40, and then again when I turned 41, and then 365 days later when I entered the [...]

Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

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

8 November ~ Boost your charisma and authenticity, Guardian Masterclass

21 February ~ Ever Better (Storytelling Show), Mezrab

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

6 March ~ Boost your charisma and authenticity, Guardian Masterclass