University Interscholastic League Competition (UIL)
University Interscholastic League Performance Rights Application (UIL)
Apply for rights to participate in the UIL competition. (Texas only.)
Texas high schools participating in UIL must apply using the UIL application form. All titles available on the UIL application are approved for performance. Once your application is
approved, you will receive a license by email. The standard fee for UIL is $40 per performance, regardless of title.
For more information regarding the DPS application, go to the UIL Information Page.
For more information regarding the Texas UIL competition, visit www.UILTEXAS.org/theatre.
Scene Performance Rights Application
Apply for rights to perform a scene in a competition. (U.S. and Canada only.)
Students or schools participating in scene competitions must apply using the Scene Performance Rights Application. Not all DPS plays are available for such use. Once your application is approved, you will receive a license by email. The standard fee for scene use is $40 per performance, regardless of title.
American College Theatre Festival — Irene Ryan Competition
Students do not need to apply for permission to present monologues/scenes as audition pieces in the American College Theatre Festivalís Irene Ryan Competition. You may perform monologues/scenes from any of our plays, except the works of Samuel Beckett and Edward Albee, without written permission or paying a royalty fee.
Performance rights only need to be applied for and secured if a student progresses to the final round, where the monologues/scenes are presented at the Kennedy Center.
Do not send us an application for the earlier rounds of the competition. If you have further questions go to
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival site and contact the representative in your district.