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 for Job Hunting

Wednesday, May 51-2:30 pm CDTwith Shana Merlin &Shelly Eager, Exec. Recruiter/Career CoachPrice: Pay-What-You-Can $5-$25 Career paths are improvised. There is risk-taking, rejection, twists, turns, relationship building, thinking on your feet, and the need for confidence…


Register for Improv for Better Conversations

Wednesday, April 211-2:30 pm CDTwith Shana Merlin &Stephen Robinson, Chaplain at Seton Healthcare FamilyPrice: Pay-What-You-Can $5-$25 What if you could have better conversations? What if instead of feeling awkward and self-conscious, you had concrete tools…