Chicago improviser: Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams is in love with entertainment. He graduated from Metropolitan State in Denver with a BA in Theatre. He is also a graduate of The Players Workshop West for long-form improv and The Conservatory at Second City Chicago. While in Denver he co-wrote and starred in five original sketch comedies and was a main player for On The Spot, a prime time short-form show. He has also appeared with Impulse Theater, Denver’s longest running show and was understudy to The Second City at the DCPA. Four years ago, Ryan decided to make a go of the Chicago scene. Since his arrival he has studied and performed with many heavyweights including Dave Razowsky, Rich Sohn, Jay Sukow, Shad Kunkle, Jake Schneider, and Eddie Pina. He is a member of The Riot Act, The Belmont Transfer, ComedySportz, The Unforgettables, and Kumate (his one-man long form). Ryan has performed in The Denver Improv Festival twice, the LA Improv Festival twice, the Out of Bounds festival in Austin, and the Del Close Marathon in New York. You can find Ryan anywhere injustice can be found!