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This is hard. This wave of the Delta Variant pulled the rug out from under our well planned life. All of us. So we are going to postpone the start of classes until October in hopes that the current wave will have slipped back to Stage 3 or or better, 2. 

So let’s start again. 

This October, Merlin Works Institute for Improvisation will have a range of In-Person classes for you to attend. We’ll have Improv, Musical Improv, Stand Up , Storytelling, and some Master Classes with our good friend, Asaf Ronen. Plus we have a venue for shows! Stuff is happening In-Person in October at Merlin-Works. 

Please stay safe. Get vaccinated if you can. Wear a mask to stop the spread and then come join us in October. 

Also, we would like all our friends to please place their tongues between their lips and gently blow. Because that best expresses how we at Merlin Works feel today. (See Shana’s Instagram Post for more on this.)

Hooray for Hotlanta

My workshops in Atlanta went fabulously. I’ve already got several invitations to come back and teach. There are several great things about teaching out of town troupes: 1)You’ve got credibility and authority during your workshop.…

Teaching Improv Workshops in Atlanta

I’m on my way to Atlanta on Saturday where I’ll be teaching 3 workshops to 3 different local troupes, all of which I met at the Dallas Comedy Festival. I’ll be teaching for The Basement…


Las Vegas Wrap Up

Its over. I played Vegas. Lets start at the beginning. There was a total of 9 improvisers, 8 bags of props, 4 different flights, 2 shows and one town—Las Vegas. I started to worry at…


More info on Vegas

The info about the Vegas gig is trickling in and I’m starting to get nervous. First of all, here’s a look at the room we are performing in. And here’s a description: Hilton Ballroom and…

AusChron Twofer Writeup

The Chronicle featured a nice little blurb about the Friday Night Twofer sponsered by the Austin Improv Co-op. Check it out. FridayNightTwofer.pdf