Perennial globetrotter Marcus Ryan is a gifted storyteller with a natural comic bent and has featured at so many festivals and clubs around the world it’s hard to know where home is these days. One thing’s for sure, he’s right at home on stage. A laid back yet engaging presence, Marcus charms his audiences with a sharp wit and tales from the road, having performed in over 40 countries in 6 continents – even gigs in Spanish!
Though Australian born, Marcus is not one to stay still. Often based in Canada & the UK and a regular on club circuits across North America and Europe as well as frequenting festivals world-wide. It is the solo work however where he thrives. Never shy of a challenge, continually carving his own path, bringing English speaking comedy to communities, cities & even countries that have never had it before! Completing epic journeys through South East Asia & Latin America and becoming the first person in history to perform English speaking stand-up comedy in Laos, Cambodia, Nicaragua, Uruguay & Paraguay.
Mike G’s credits include: Green Faces National Finalist 2005 Raw Comedy State Finalist 2006 State Finalist ‘Catch a Rising Star’ 2009 Comedy Competition in New York People’s Choice Award Golden Gavel 2009 Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2009 Winner of the RottoFest Comedy Competition 2009.
Performing stand-up on his frequent trips back to America Mike G has also performed to sell out crowds in South East Asia and appeared on Melbourne’s Champagne Comedy TV Special the Rove Daily web-site and Triple J’s radio show J-Arts.
“Mike G is an international comedy sensation who had the crowd in hysterics”
– 3rd Degree