What's Going On at Merlin Works?

  • Homecoming 2012

  • Spring 2012 Graduation Show

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  • 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 in Central Austin

    Enjoy lots of parking at our safe, centrally located classrooms in the heart of Austin either on the banks of Lady Bird Lake at ZACH Theater or surrounded by artists and makers in the Creative Action studios in Springdale General on the East Side.

  • 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.

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What is Narrative Longform Improv?

Improv is about PLAYING Shortform improv is about PLAYING theater games (or parlor games?). The purpose is to entertain. To escape reality. Longform improv is about PLAYING scenework games. The purpose is to tell the truth. To see…