Get Ready for New Works 2019!


Applications for the 2019 Cohen New Works Festival are OPEN!

What IS the Cohen New Works Festival?! – The Cohen New Works Festival exists to ignite, fuel, and champion original, student-generated work across a variety of artistic mediums. This festival, produced biennially, provides a space for artists to take risks, builds bridges between the education and professional communities, and cultivate a diverse artistic community for students. In the spirit of playwright and professor David Mark Cohen, the festival celebrates and challenges the meaning of “new” in order to encourage the personal growth and empowerment of the next generation of art-makers and leaders.


Green Fee Funding at UT Austin

The Green Fee is a competitive grant program funded by UT Austin tuition fees to support sustainability-related projects and initiatives proposed by university students, faculty or staff. The Green Fee is $5 per semester per student and $2.50 for the summer session. Funds are awarded each May through an annual grant competition. A student majority committee solicits and reviews proposals and awards Green Fee funds. Since the program’s creation in 2011, over 160 grants have been awarded totaling over $3 million dollars .


Regional Foundations Library

This is an amazing resource for finding grants and funding sources. With print resources and access to an online database from the Foundations Center (, the RFL staff can help you locate grants that you can apply for. It’s best to physically go to their office to take advantage of this amazing resource.


Playwriting Toolkit from the Playwrights Center

“Free articles to guide you through the nuts and bolts of playwriting and the theater industry. Become a member for access to much more content like this and other benefits.”



“HowlRound is a free and open platform for theatremakers worldwide that amplifies progressive, disruptive ideas about the art form and facilitates connection between diverse practitioners.” This is a must for anyone looking to get the pulse of what is happening in American Theater right now. It’s full of amazing articles, some even written by UT faculty, students, and alumni.

This is “a website that delivers full-length, high quality contemporary performance films to your TV, desktop or mobile device.” Get inspired by high-quality recording of contemporary performance. Many of the videos are pay-per-view, but it’s well worth a few dollars.


UT Lists

This site provides mailing list service to The University of Texas at Austin community. From this site, you can subscribe to and unsubscribe from lists, view list archives, and manage any lists you own. This is a great way to reach out to communities across UT’s enormous campus.


Join the NWF Collaborator List

The NWF Collaborator List is a great way to find folks to work with for NWF! Click below to fill out a form and join the UT Collaborators list. Please bear in mind that anything you enter in the form will be posted publicly and shared with the UT community. You can look through potential collaborators who have already filled out the list at (