Writing

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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Training

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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Improv

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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TAKE IT EASY™

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.

Latest thoughts

Learning to swim (better)

Recently I've been thinking about how much I love learning. Learning for the skills and knowledge acquired, and also just for its own sake. And I think it's important to never stop learning. At least [...]

  • ryan at efteling talking to the camera

Just a man making videos

I'm currently making a video for work. Actually, I've been making a bunch of videos for work recently. And by making I mean I've been doing everything from writing scripts, shooting on location, directing, doing [...]

On turning 42

Here's a snapshot of Arya and I enjoying some zoo time. Photo by Geordie Aitken. Now I’m 42. So far it's going well. I mean I did have a bit of a backache, [...]

Upcoming Travels, Shows & Workshops

4 August ~ The Workshop with George Hymann, OMG Productions

12 October ~ Ever Better (Storytelling Show), Mezrab

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

8 November ~ Boost your charisma and authenticity, Guardian Masterclass

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