The Cohen New Works Festival 2023

23 cohen new works festival

Where New Meets Now.

The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial celebration of new, bold, risk-taking, future-thinking, cutting-edge, no-holds-barred, adjective-filled, original performance! The festival welcomes and encourages artists from any discipline to join us in a week-long celebration of student-led performance.

The Cohen New Works Festival 

April 3-7, 2023


View the 2023 Festival Lineup

Learn more about the projects that make up the 2023 Cohen New Works Festival! 


Work With the Festival

Learn more about designer/technician calls HERE

Please note that auditions for the 2023 Cohen New Works Festival have now concluded.

Timeline of Events

January 22-28 | Callbacks. All callbacks are individually scheduled by project leads. 
January 30 | Official start of New Works Festival rehearsals. 
March 12 | Digital projects are due. 
March 20 | Start of tech for in-person projects. 
April 3-7 | The Cohen New Works Festival

More information about The Cohen New Works Festival 2023 will be available in Fall 2022. Stay tuned for updates and deadlines about assisting with festival preparations, the project selection process and event details for the 2023 festival.  

Questions for the producers?