Austin Woman Magazine: Shana Merlin, Improvisational Entrepreneur: A Day in the Life ” In 2003, she turned her love of improv into Merlin Works, a company that uses techniques from improvisational theater for entertainment and corporate training. She has been voted the Best Improv Teacher by the Austin Improv Collective — just one of the numerous awards Merlin has received for her work. The high-octane performer-turned-businesswoman also lists some of the nation’s most important corporations as her clients. “Read more . . .