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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

Anson Dashwell’s Toughest Case

  (Slow piano music, accompanied by a lone trumpet) I haven't been performing much recently, outside of the monthly Themeprov shows at Mezrab, which I love, but are very comfortable. Great crowd, fun friends to [...]

The World Cup 2018

The politics of the World Cup and anything FIFA's filthy money-grubbing hands touch always trouble me. And yet, I can't help but get wildly excited every time the World Cup rolls around. I get excited [...]

Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

17 June ~ Ready, Set, Play, Mezrab

26 June ~ The Power of Improvisation, Soho House, London

1 July ~Themeprov, Mezrab

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

14 July ~ Boom Chicago&Friends, Carré

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