EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/HOST: RYAN MCMAHON
Ryan McMahon is an Anishinaabe/Metis comedian, writer & actor based out of Treaty #1 Territory (Winnipeg, MB). Armed with a degree in Theatre & as a graduate of the prestigious Second City Conservatory (Toronto), Ryan’s storytelling comedy style is fast paced, loose & irreverent as he explores the good, the bad & the ugly between Indian Country & the mainstream.
His breakout performances on “Welcome To Turtle Island Too – A Celebration of Aboriginal Comedy” (CBC TV/Radio, Corkscrew Media, 2010), and the “Hystereotypes” (CBC TV, Frantic Films, 2011) Gala television taping at the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival in 2011 led to his own one hour standup comedy special “Ryan McMahon – UnReserved” (CBC TV/Radio, Corkscrew Media, taped in June 2012), becoming the FIRST Native Comedian to ever tape a one hour standup comedy special for CBC TV. In February of 2014, Ryan recorded a NEW one hour National comedy variety special for CBC Radio One called, “Red Man Laughing.”
Ryan has performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival, CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Toronto Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, the Del Close Marathon, imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival, VIMAF, Sakewewak and countless other festivals, universities/colleges, conferences & private events.