Lindsay Cowdin

Coordinator of Theatre Operations
Ed Landreth Hall, Room 207 | 817-257-7625


BA, Writing, Texas Christian University

Areas of Focus

Lindsay provides dedicated program support to 22 faculty and staff as well as 140 undergraduate students in theatre. Lindsay's skill as a performing arts business operations professional in the higher education setting allows her to advocate for and meet the needs of Theatre TCU, our students, faculty and staff.

Lindsay's theatre business operations experience encompasses budgeting, purchasing, contracts, human resources, and policy compliance for our academic training program in addition to our public-facing theatre productions. Producing theatre in the higher education environment presents unique challenges and Lindsay excels at translating the needs of Theatre TCU to individuals both inside and outside of our organization.

Lindsay Cowdin is a lifelong resident of Fort Worth with a background in accounting and office management that spans over 20 years in the fields of construction, urban redevelopment, and higher education. She joined the Theatre TCU staff as an Administrative Assistant in fall of 2005 where she served as Festival Manager for the annual Trinity Shakespeare Festival for the duration of its ten year run. Lindsay received a Live Theatre League of Tarrant County award for her work with the Trinity Shakespeare Festival in 2012.

As a poet, Lindsay has presented her work in Fort Worth with Sawgrass & Friends, been published in several local publications, and presented as a featured poet at the monthly poetry programs at Barnes & Noble and the Benbrook Public Library. She received the Chair’s Award for Poetry at the Undergraduate Creativity Festival at TCU in 2008, the Nancy P. Evans Memorial award for Texas Writing in 2014, and the Dave Kuhne descant award for contributions to the Department of English. Lindsay graduated summa cum laude with a BA writing degree from Texas Christian University in 2019 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

As an artist herself, Lindsay believes in the transformative nature of the arts and their necessity in order to create an engaged, empathetic society. She relishes her role supporting Theatre TCU educators and artists-in-training in their important work.

Professional Honors & Awards

2020 Chancellor’s Staff Award Academic Division Winner

2012 Live Theatre League Award for Trinity Shakespeare Festival Management

Academic Honors & Awards

2019 summa cum laude graduate of Texas Christian University

2016 Dave Kuhne descant award for contributions to TCU Department of English

2014 Nancy P. Evans Memorial Award for Texas Writing

2008 Chair’s Award for Poetry, TCU Undergraduate Creativity Festival

Affiliate member of C.R.E.S. at TCU

Member of Phi Beta Kappa


Member, Chancellor’s Budget Advisory Committee (2020-2023).

Marketing Representative for Theatre as member of Marketing & Communications Committee, College of Fine Arts (2016-present).