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Merlin Works

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July 2018

Summer Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 19, 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 May 17, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 101 at ZACH Downtown | Thursdays 8-10pm | May 31 - July 19 | with Shana Merlin Register…

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Summer Break! No classes!

July 22 - August 11
1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704
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Improv 301: Improv Comedy for Performance

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 9, 2018

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

Learn about different kinds of short-form improv comedy games using verbal restrictions, emotional changes, jump and justify, physicality, audience interaction, monologues, and film and TV styles. By the end of the workshop, you will be ready for your Improv 301 Graduation Show: a public performance in front of a paying audience. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $210, $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight July 29, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 301 | Tuesdays Aug. 14 -…

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August 2018

Start of Summer II session

August 12
Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Merlin Works Presents Improv at ZACH Second Sunday Comedy Showcase feat. Small Town Papers

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Whisenhunt Stage at ZACH, 1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$10

Second Sundays at 8pm at the ZACH Whisenhunt Stage 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, August 12, 2018 Merlin Works students, Small Town Papers, and... Buy Tickets! 8pm Show featuring: Small Town Papers – Improvisers use weirder headlines from small town papers to inspire a wacky…

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Improvised Singing 201: Improvised Musical Numbers

August 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 9, 2018

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

Make up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover basics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form singing games, and communicating with the musical improviser. We'll also go further into fun long-form musical theater stuff--singing, dancing, scenes and story. We'll even get to re-improvise your favorite song or musical number. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight July 29, 2018.…

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Improv 101: The Spirit of Play at ZACH North

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

ZACH North, 12129 Ranch Rd 620 N #310
Austin, TX 78750 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 July 29, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 101 | Wednesdays Aug. 15 - Oct 10 | 8 - 10pm | No class August 29 |…

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Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 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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Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 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 July 29, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 101 | Thursdays Aug. 16 - Oct. 11 | No class August 30 | with Kevin Miller…

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Improv 201: Improv Toolbelt

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704
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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 July 29, 2018. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 201 | Thursdays Aug. 16 - Oct.…

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Improvised Singing 501: Advanced Genre & Form Part Two (Sondheim to Modern Musical Theatre)

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

Hideout Studios, 2505 E 6th St #3c
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$235

Part two of a masterclass series developed by Sarah Marie Curry. Students will complete their musical theatre knowledge with a look at the complexity and character of Sondheim, through to the mastery and form-defying new musicals appearing on Broadway today. This class will challenge the advanced musical improviser to discover their own creative viewpoints on stage and will culminate in a showcase that encompasses the entire knowledge-based learned in the masterclass series. Must have basic musical improv training/experience (taken levels…

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No Classes for OoB!

August 28 - September 3
1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704
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The Known Wizards at OoB

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Hideout Theatre, 617 CONGRESS AVE
AUSTIN, TX 78701 United States
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$99

Do you like comedy? Do you like The Known Wizards? If you said yes to both or either of these questions, then you'll want to buy a badge for the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2018! The Known Wizards are just one of over 130 acts that will perform on six Austin stages over seven days. That's a lot of comedy, but are they all MAGICAL? Badges are on sale now. So, if Austin comedy and international comedy acts are…

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