Kalle Ryan is a writer & performer from Waterford, Ireland (with Swedish roots), who works as a creative storyteller and consultant across multiple industries around the globe. Kalle’s plays & poetry have been published in Ireland and the United States, and he is the award-winning songwriter of “My Blood is Boiling for Ireland”, the Irish Times alternative national anthem competition winner. For a decade he curated and hosted “the brownbread mixtape” variety show in The Stag’s Head, and was head writer and performer with the highly regarded Brownbread Players sketch troupe. He is a co-founder and artistic director of LINGO, Ireland’s first and only spoken word festival. Kalle has also written and performed two award-nominated Dublin Fringe Festival theatre productions, “Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About” and “The Definitive View with Sneachta Ní Mhurchú”, and has presented his poetry and comedy at multiple notable literary events & world class venues such as Electric Picnic, Longitude, Dublin Writers Festival, London Irish Centre, Centre Culturel Irlandais and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Kalle lives in a leafy Dublin suburb with his lovely family.
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