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Merlin Works presents Storytelling 101 Student Showcase, Improv Comedy Showcase & Stand-Up 101 Student Showcase Saturday, December 11

December 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Watch the 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. You say it, we play it–like magic!

Join us LIVE on December 11, 8 pm at Creative Action, 1023 Springdale Rd, for a socially-distanced and masked, live show! We’ve got a huge line-up of comedy!

Buy Tickets for Second Saturday Improv Show Here!

From 6-7 PM:
    • Storytelling 101 Student Showcase: Instructor and Moth Story Slam Champion Paul Normandin has guided his students through shaping these stories over an 8-week workshop series. Watch, laugh, listen, feel along with these storytellers as they share moments from their own lives. This performance is intended for audiences age 16 and up.

    • Seats are limited to 45 people.
    • Participants are required to wear masks.

Buy Tickets for Storytelling 101 Student Showcase Here!


At 8 PM, the main event:
  • The Knuckleball Now —  High-energy montage improv.
  • In Our Prime — Grounded, dramatic longform 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.
  • Audience required to be masked.

Buy Tickets for Second Saturday Improv Show Here!

From 10-11 PM:
      • Stand-Up Comedy 101 Student Showcase: Ten students perform 5-minute sets created and honed in our inaugural class taught by Valerie Ness. Come see these up-and-coming stand-up comedians try out brand new material!

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 Second Saturday show.


December 11, 2021
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Merlin Works
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Creative Action
1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg 3
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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