What's Going On at Merlin Works?

  • Homecoming 2012

  • Spring 2012 Graduation Show

Say Yes to Merlin Works

  • Award Winning Instructors

    Our teachers have won Best Improv Teacher and Best Improv Class, Austin Critic’s Table Awards, B Iden Payne Awards, Best of the Fest at Frontera Fest and Best Improv Troupe in The Austin Chronicle.

  • Based at ZACH Theatre

    Enjoy lots of parking at our safe, centrally located classrooms in the heart of Austin on the banks of Lady Bird Lake. Merlin Works has been a resident company at the ZACH Theatre since 2013!

  • Professionally Planned Fun

    Our classes and corporate events are fun (really fun) but they are also professional, prepared and productive. We do the hard work on our expertly crafted curriculum so the learning sneaks in with all the laughter.

News and Updates

Register for Improv On Your Phone

Sunday, January 31 4-5:30 pm with Shana Merlin & Sarah Doering You don’t need a fancy computer or tablet, webcam, microphone or light to do virtual improv. We can do it on our phones. And…


Register for Improv for New Moms

Wednesday, January 271 – 2:30 pmwith Shana Merlin and Jen Hill Merlin Works Founder and mom of a six-year-old and an eight-year-old, Shana Merlin will be partnering with Jen Hill: architect, experienced improviser, a mom of…