August 13, 2022 Improv Comedy Showcase

featuring Free Pre-Show Improv Jam, Improv Comedy Showcase & Austin No Shame! Theatre!

Saturday, August 13
at Creative Action
1023 Springdale Road


Join us LIVE for a great comedy showcase! 
We’ve got a huge line-up !

6:30 PM: Get your funny bone moving when you come by Creative Action, 1023 Springdale Rd Bldg 3, for some fun, short-form warm up games during the FREE Improv Jam.

8 PM: Improv all-stars of Austin, The Known Wizards, headline this improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input. Featuring…

All Friends — San Antonio troupe performing longform, relationship-based montage improv.
Jessica Arjet and Friends— Co-owner of the Hideout Theatre will bring her unique style of Improv.
The Known Wizards — Merlin Works faculty troupe, round out the evening with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot. You say it, they play it—like magic!

Seats are limited to 45 people.
Advance ticket purchase highly recommended.
Current Merlin Works students get in Free!

10 PM: An Open Mic without the mic that allows performers to use the whole stage or just a part of it to perform a maximum of 5 minutes of anything. No Shames of old have witnessed magicians, sketches, readings, stand-ups, storytellers, dancers, performance artists, and musicians.

Austin No Shame has two simple rules:
1. No hurting the Stage, and
2. No hurting any one in the audience.
Come join Austin’s best  incubator of creativity: No Shame.

At Creative Action you can enjoy:

  • Free Parking
  • Limited capacity (45 seats), reserved seating
  • Nearby bars and restaurants for after-show fun

So come on down. It’s highly recommended to reserve your seats for the awesomeness that is the Merlin Works Improv Comedy Showcase.

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". 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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