Roman Danylo

Speaker


Roman Danylo

Stand-up and Improvisational Comedian

For over 20 years, Roman Danylo has been an entertainer, emcee, and keynote speaker for some of biggest names in the corporate world, dazzling companies such as Glaxo Smith Kline, Hewlett Packard, BMO, Manulife Financial and hundreds more. Often invited into the world of annual general meetings, sales conferences, and company awards nights, Roman uses his comedy improv skills to team-build, brainstorm, and break the ice, or whatever it is his client needs. Sharp, funny, and quick on his feet, Roman is a delight in everything he does.

In Hollywood, Roman starred in the UPN Series Off Limits, and has been featured on NBC’s Late Friday. He has appeared in the films Duets with Gwenyth Paltrow, and Happy Birthday with John Goodman. Roman hosted a talk show pilot produced by David Steinberg, and appeared in a live sketch review show with Martin Short. He has also appeared as a dramatic actor in television shows such as Jeremiah, Outer Limits and Sliders.

In Canada, Roman guest hosted several episodes of CBC Radio’s The Debaters and was featured in the television series for the show. He has appeared or starred in several Canadian TV series including CTV’s Corner Gas, CBC’s Made in Canada, CTV’s The Holmes Show and on The Comedy Network’s Just For Laughs Improv Championships and many more. For five years, he starred in his own sketch comedy series on CTV and Spike TV called Comedy Inc.

In 2004, Roman won a Leo Awards for his performance in CBC’s Western Alienation Comedy Hour and has been nominated twice for a Gemini for performance in Comedy Inc. He also hosted a gala at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival on CBC and has performed two gala sets for The Halifax Comedy Festival.


Comedy, Satire & Music

Roman’s one man show combines these skills in a fast paced, hilarious evening perfect for any occasion. Before every event Roman gathers information from the organizers and customizes a show for their audience. Whether it’s a regular comedy club crowd, Hewlett Packard Staff Party, or B.C. Funeral Directors Luncheon (tough crowd), Roman has over 10 years experience and always gets them laughing.

It’s big time interactive too! Often audiences members are invited on stage to join Roman in improvised scenarios, and no matter how witty, lame or inebriated the volunteer is Roman will say yes to anything and mold their oozing… or seeping creativity into hilarious sketches. Mix in some standup and ridiculous character monologues and you get “A Delightful Romp with Roman Danylo”!

THINK FAST! Using Spontaneity and Humour To Generate Ideas in The Workplace: A Keynote Seminar and Teambuilding Workshop

Comedian Roman Danylo explains the mechanics behind letting loose creative ideas. Using the “rules” of improvisational comedy Roman leads a group of volunteers from your conference and trains them how to think on their feet, adapt to constant change, incorporate the ideas of others and brainstorm in and outside the box. A fun filled seminar complete with insight into the nature of original thought and exercises that can tap into any group’s creativity. Your group will laugh, learn and bond like never before. If you are looking for an exciting and informative new team build seminar, you better…THINK FAST!

The Improvisors

Roman Danylo gathers some of the best improviser from around the world to create customized comedy shows perfect for any occasion. The troupe improvises comedy sketches based on audience suggestions. The shows involve fun interactive audience participation and can also incorporate specific client information.

With 25 years experience on the comedy scene Roman has worked with some of the best improvisers in North America on TV projects like CTV’S Comedy Inc., CBC’S Comics, and as Host of The Just For Laughs Improv Championships and CBC’S Improv Comedy Games. Roman has produced improv comedy shows at festivals, theatres, corporate events, cruise ships and comedy clubs around the world.

No matter if it’s a two-person cast for a small corporate function or a six-person cast for a theatrical spectacle, Roman will hand select the best improvisers for the event. Whether your event is in Australia or NewFoundland Roman will not only put together the best improvisers for the job he can usually gather performers close to the area to reduce overall travel costs.

M.C.