Merlin Works presents: Improv Comedy Jam, Stand-Up Comedy Student Showcase & Austin No Shame! Theater

Saturday, December 3 
at Creative Action 
1023 Springdale Rd., Bldg. 3
Austin, TX 78721

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

At Creative Action you can enjoy:

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

6-7:30 pm: Get your funny bone moving with some fun, short-form warm up games during the FREE Improv Jam.

8-9:30pm: Stand-Up Comedy students perform 5-minute sets created and honed in class taught by Valerie Nies. Come see these up-and-coming stand-up comedians try out brand new material! So come on down. It’s highly recommended to reserve your seats for the awesomeness that is the Merlin Works Stand-Up Comedy Student Showcase. This show may sell out! You have been warned!
Seats are limited to 45 people.

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:
No hurting the Stage, and
No hurting any one in the audience.
Come join Austin’s best  incubator of creativity: No Shame.

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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