Since 2009, Austin has been the Head Writer for Bay Area Children’s Theatre where he also serves as the Information Services Director. He has written and composed over 30 plays and musicals, including Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical (TBA Award Winner); Fly Guy, the Musical; The Day the Crayons Quit, the Musical; and The Rainbow Fish Musical, which won the AATE Distinguished Play Award in 2020.