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Roman Danylo

Actor, Writer & Comedian

Roman is a headlining stand-up comedian, a top Canadian improviser, a TV and film actor, and a traditional theater actor trained at a university and everything. Roman lives in Vancouver and commutes to LA and Toronto for work. Roman is part of an extensive carpool program.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Using Spontaneity & Humour to Generate Ideas in the Workplace 
A Keynote Seminar & Teambuilding Workshop. His message is team building and thinking outside the box and the result is tons of fun.


Platform Plus

Workshop | Comedy Workshop Intensive With Roman Danylo

This course is perfect for people interested in learning about several different disciplines of comedy. It’s also ideal for those already proficient at one discipline but have always wanted to try some of the other genres of live comedy. In this course you’ll learn elements of improve, stand-up, sketch comedy and the business of comedy.

Entertainer | Customized Improv and Stand-up Comedy Shows

Often invited into the stuffy world of AGMs, sales conferences, or company awards nights; Roman uses his comedy improv skills to team-build, brain storm and break the ice. Roman gathers info about whichever company he is working for and trades that inside information for a currency usually foreign to the corporate world…big laughs.


Leo Award

  • Roman was outstanding! The way he incorporated the information we had given him on the company and various people within the company into the evening and his improv routines was nothing short of amazing. The feedback from the gala was that it was without a doubt, the best we have ever done and Roman was a big part of that.

    - Director of Marketing & Communications, Stott Pilates
  • Roman's Improvisation skills were second to none and the extent to which he involved and captured the attention of the audience was fabulous. It was certainly apparent that all those present had a terrific time and those who unwittingly became part of his routines were made to feel at ease.

    - Events & Promotions Manager, AT&T Canada
  • In summary ... a HUGE success! I never laughed so hard with Roman. Every comment I heard about him from advisors and managers was extremely positive.

    - Clarica/Sunlife Financial
  • Roman Danylo was outstanding. His skills in getting the crowd involved and quick wit is second to none.

    - Office Manager, Agro Pacific
  • Roman’s ability to keep a crowd laughing with his use of improvisational comedy was obvious. With some information about our company and our employees he was able to put together a clean, humorous program that entertained all and offended none.

    - Lafarge Canada

Summary Profile

The rise of The Roman Empire began in Calgary back in the late 1980’s where Roman worked for several local comedy clubs, The Loose Moose Theater, Theater Calgary and various CBC Radio Dramas. With a youthful optimism and naiveté The Roman Empire invaded Vancouver in 1992 and was soon destroyed by a band of warrior Mongols. After rebuilding it’s army The Empire was victorious in the following battles…

Roman is one of only a handful of comedians to have performed in the prestigious HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen and Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival in the same year. In Hollywood he starred in the UPN Series ‘Off Limits’, and has been featured on NBC’s ‘Late Friday’. He has appeared in the feature Fflms, ‘Duets’ with Gwenyth Paltrow, and ‘Happy Birthday’ with John Goodmanm. Roman was the host of a talk show pilot produced by fellow Canadian David Steinberg, and has acted in a stage sketch review show with Martin Short. Roman has appeared as a dramatic actor in television shows like ‘Jeremiah’, ‘Outer limits’ and ‘Sliders’.

Back home Roman has appeared or starred in several Canadian series including CBC’s ‘The Debaters’, ‘The Winnipeg and Halifax Comedy Festivals’, ‘Comics’, ‘These Arms of Mine’, ‘Made in Canada’, CTV’s ‘Comedy Now’, ‘Corner Gas’, ‘The Holmes Show’, TCN’s ‘Slightly Bent’, ‘Just For Laughs Improv Championships’ and many more. Roman starred for five seasons in his own sketch comedy series on CTV and Spike TV called ‘Comedy Inc.’ In 2004 Roman won a Leo Award for his performance in CBC’s ‘Western Alienation Comedy Hour’ and has twice been nominated for a Gemini Award for performance in ‘Comedy Inc.’   Roman enjoys, water sports, raisins and some humans.