Shana Merlin

Shana. Awarded “The Best Improv Teacher” and “Best Female Improviser” by the Austin Improv Collective, Shana Merlin has been a professional improviser since 1995. She’s performed in improv festivals in Amsterdam, Calgary, Seattle, and Atlanta, as well as produced Austin’s LAFF: Ladies Are Funny Festival. Shana founded Merlin Works in 2003, providing custom training, interactive presentations, and comedy shows to businesses and organizations using improvisation and founded The Merlin Works Institute for Improvisation in 2008. In addition to being a founding member of GGG, Shana performs in the improv duo Get Up and directs and stars in Dusk: Improvised Tween Erotica, a Twilight Parody on national tour in 2010. For information on training, workshops, and shows head to