Ryan Harper-Brown


B.A. (Concordia), M.A (Bond), M.F.A. (UVic)

Web site: www.waiterbyday.com


Areas of Research & Creative Activity

Comedy for television, web, and radio.


Montreal native Ryan Harper-Brown has a strong background in sketch and stand-up comedy and has worked in film, television, print, radio and live theatre in various roles.  He has a MASTERS of the Universe action figure*, as well as a Masters degree in Film and Television Production from prestigious Bond University in Australia and a B.A. in Communication Studies from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.  Prior to coming to UVic,  Ryan has taught Television Production and was the coordinator of a film school in Montreal.

Ryan is also a founding member of WaiterByDay, a production company that creates and develops engaging projects for all media.  In the past, the group has staged several original live comedy revues, done online work for NBC and have developed a pilot for a radio series with the CBC.  

Currently, Ryan writes for Apollo, Australia’s Magazine for Men where he also serves as Associate Editor.  He is very glad he can telecommute.

*It’s really a Transformer.  But it is quite nice.


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