Register for Improv for Job Hunting

Wednesday, May 5
1-2:30 pm CDT
with Shana Merlin &
Shelly Eager, Exec. Recruiter/Career Coach
Price: 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 that seemingly comes from nowhere. If you’re feeling stuck or disheartened in your job search, this improv class will give you skills for developing resilience, telling your story, and acing that job interview.

Join master improviser Shana Merlin with a Career Advice Expert for a hands-on, fun, interactive session that will boost your job hunt.


Meet Your Instructors

The Founder of Merlin Works, Shana Merlin is one of the most experienced and effective improv teachers in Central Texas. The former Dean of The Heroes School of Improvisational Theatre, Shana has been an internationally touring performer and award-winning teacher since 1995. Shana has trained with some of the top teachers in the field of improvisation including Keith Johnstone, and members of Second City, The Annoyance, IO, The Groundlings and more.
Shelly Eager has been Executive Recruiter/Career Coach for 25 years and is the host of “Opportunity Knocks,” a show about work, airing nationally on PBS in 2022. She has a proven track record of full-life cycle recruiting working both sides of the desk in an agency setting.

About Karina

Karina Dominguez is the registrar and assistant to the Dean of Merlin Works Institute of Improvisation. She graduated from the Merlin Works program in December 2011 with three performances of "The Amazing Improvised Race." She is a full-time actor with commercial credits such as Burger King, Ford, Totino's, H-E-B and various departments for the State of Texas. She was last seen in the opening episode of the second season of "American Crime", and as the welcome video ranger in the second season of HBO's "The Leftovers", and as Helah in the first season of "The Chosen". She also performs on-stage in various Austin, TX plays including for Capital T Theatre, The Vortex, Vestige Group, Pollyanna Theater among others.

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