Partners & Sponsors 

NextNOW Fest is a partnership-based festival and is truly a collaborative effort between faculty, staff and students across the University of Maryland campus and beyond. We’d like to thank our partners for their time, energy and enthusiasm in co-creating artistic experiences with us.

If you're interested in supporting NextNOW Fest 2018, please contact Megan Pagado Wells at

2017 Sponsors 






      Student Co-Curators

      Nick Arnold, Terrapin Record Label
      Karla Casique, lead music curator
      Quinn Dizon, TEMPO New Music Ensemble
      Amber Chabus, Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity
      Nicku Keshevarz, Student Entertainment Events
      Tasiana Paolisso, lead visual arts curator


      American Indian Student Union
      Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity
      Digital Cultures & Creativity
      Library Media Services
      Maryland Filmmakers Club
      Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
      Student Entertainment Events
      Terrapin Record Label
      Transcend VR
      UMD Athletics
      UMD College of Arts and Humanities
      UMD Dining Services
      UMD Division of Student Affairs
      UMD Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy
      UMD School of Music
      UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
      Undergraduate Theatre Artists Society

      Past Partners