Ryan Archibald
Chicago
Ryan Archibald- Ryan is a veteran of The Second City performing on their resident stage in Las Vegas and many other productions including: The Second City Charmed and Dangerous (Baltimore), The Second City Does Cincinnati: Pride and Porkopolis, and the National Touring Company. Ryan spent three years in Amsterdam as an ensemble member of Boom Chicago where he helped create seven revues and headed their Corporate Training and Education programs. Last Summer, Ryan headed the youth improv program for the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Ryan is an experienced teacher of improvisation, specializing in long-form, which he studied at the iO Theater in Chicago where he performs regularly with The Armando Diaz Experience, Ringo Starr, and Challenger.

Ryan has been with Second City since 2003. Some of his favorite quotations:

"Stay hungry. Stay Foolish." Steve Jobs

"...nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people." Mark Twain

"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours." Hunter S. Thompson

"You feel completely in control when you hear a wave of laughter coming back at you that you have caused. " Gilda Radner

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality." John Lennon