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Merlin Works

512-657-3005||www.merlin-works.com

October 2018

Merlin Works presents Improv at ZACH THIRD Sunday Improv 301 Comedy Graduation Showcase

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleberg Stage @ ZACH, 1421 W. Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$10

Watch the improv all-stars of Austin, The Known Wizards, headline this improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input. You say it, we play it–like magic! Sunday, October 21, 2018 Special *THIRD* Sunday Show! Merlin Works Improv 301 graduation and The Known Wizards Buy Tickets! 8pm Show featuring: Improv 301 graduation – Our graduates from the lower-level program perform in their first show as a group and…

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Fall Improv 401: Scenework for Narrative Longform

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

This workshop gets to the heart of improv for storytellers by exploring scene work for narrative long form. We explore deep Yes And, the power of repetition, physical storytelling, organic acting, scene start initiations, establishing a hero, raising the stakes and basic story structure. Scene work is both a microcosm and a building block of improvised comedic stories. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight September 30, 2018. Improv 401 |…

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Fall Improvised Singing 301: Full-Length Improvised Musicals

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

Get a chance to make up a full Broadway musical with a live pianist every week! After reviewing the basics of improvised songs such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, lyrics, duets, and communicating with the musical improviser, we'll start learning all about musical theater. We'll explore group numbers, romantic duets, dances and formations, singing through character, narrative arcs, reprises, and more. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight September 30, 2018.…

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Fall Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 10, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form singing games, and communicating with the musical improviser. It's like karaoke, but you make up your own words!  You don't need to be a great singer to take this class, you just need to enjoy singing. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires…

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Fall Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class's interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and flexible. Play short form improv games in a fun and safe environment. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight on September 30, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 101 | Wednesdays 8-10pm | October 17-December 12 | No class Oct. 31 & Nov. 21 |…

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Fall Improv 201: Improv Toolbelt

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

Learn scene work fundamentals such as sharing the stage, characters, body language, scene starts, mime work, comedy, listening, acting, and stage skills. Fill up your Improv Toolbelt, so you are ready to perform anytime, anywhere. We explore fuller scenes and comedy show games while having fun and celebrating risk-taking. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight September 30, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 201 | Thursdays 8-10pm | October 18-December…

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