Category: School News

24 (minutes) at Austin Improv Co-op

This Friday Shannon and I had our third performance of “24 (minutes)” but our first performance as our two person troupe, GET UP. Overall it was a swell time. The house was a nice size…

Reply

More Positive Feedback

Here’s an email I received from one of the School-Works participants: “I just wanted to thank you for providing us with the best workshop I’ve ever attended at ACC! I got so much good information…

Reply

Funny Girls Girls Girls

A feature article on Girls Girls Girls is appearing in Austin Woman Magazine this month. Major props to Matt Vance for making it all happen. Check out the whole thing Funny Girls Girls Girls. There’s…

Reply

School-Works Rocks

Today I finished the first of the 2-day training sessions for the faculty at Austin Community College Department of Visual Communication. I have to say that it was a resounding success. My greatest compliment was…

Reply

Merlin-Works Showtime

Merlin-Works had a private improv show last night for the Regents School of Austin. It was a short-form show starring myself, Shannon McCormick, and Ben Sterling. The youth really enjoyed it, especially the audience participation…

Reply

The World Welcomes Lily

Okay, so this doesn’t have alot to do with improv, but I did have to get a plane ticket in a hurry this weekend. My niece, Lily Ramona Merlin, was born on Friday May 13th…

Reply

Get Up

Shannon and I have started rehearsing again. Hooray! We have decided our troupe will be called Get Up and have scheduled our first show for Friday June 17, 9 pm at the Austin Improv Co-op…

Reply