Merlin Works Institute for Improvisation

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The Merlin Works Institute for Improvisation is the improv production and teaching company run by Shana Merlin. The company was founded in 2003, adopting its current name in 2008.

Merlin Works was based at Salvage Vanguard Theater and closely affiliated with Gnap! Theater Projects until 2012, when it moved operations to the ZACH Theatre.

Merlin Works offers six levels of classes, with graduation shows following levels 3 and 6. It also features a faculty troupe, The Known Wizards. Merlin Works has a monthly show, called Merlin Works Second Sundays, which features a combination of student showcases, guest troupes, and performances by The Known Wizards.

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