Dano-mation So it’s not totally improv related, but I’m just so proud. My friend Dano created this cartoon for the Kinky Friedman for Governor Campaign. watch it now. www.merlin-works.com Categorized: School News About Shana Merlin Merlin Works is the brainchild of Shana Merlin: improviser, teacher, and performer. Since 1996, she’s been leading classes that stretch people’s imaginations, push them out of their comfort zones, and make them laugh out loud for hours at a time.