Short+Sweet Essex Film Festival 2022

The biggest little play festival in the world is now coming to the England and the first ever Short+Sweet theatre festival will be held in Essex in September 2022. Short+Sweet will showcase a variety of 10-minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with talented actors, writers and directors showcasing their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre. 

Our vision is simple – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time! 

GET INVOLVED

We are inviting all writers to create a 10-minute script, all directors to direct a 10-minute play and of course, all actors to perform in our 10-minute play festival. Independent theatre companies are also invited to enter. Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful theatre and film festivals around the world. It is a unique opportunity for emerging, developing and established artists to increase their skills of creation and performance. 
The Short+Sweet festival is a wonderful tool for writers, directors and actors who want to share their voice and talent in a professional environment and venue. Its goal is to become a powerful tool for diversity in the entertainment industry, as well as providing a way to discover new or established local talent by engaging more people in the live theatre experience.  

We are now inviting all writers to submit a script, whether you are established or first-time, it is open to anyone who wants to have a go. There are no limits to the creativity or content of your scripts, only that it can be performed in 10 minutes or under.   

If you have a passion for the theatre and would like to be a part of a great team, we have roles waiting for you behind the scenes in production, props, front of house, sponsorship and more! We also have some amazing opportunities for partnership and sponsorship. So, if you and your organisation would like to get involved then please let us know - we'd love to hear from you! 

ITC Registration | Short+Sweet Illawarra 2022

Want to submit a script and your own director? Do you have a team of actors ready to go? Submit your group submission, and apply directly to Short+Sweet Illawarra.

ITC entries are perfect for established theatre groups to get involved with Short+Sweet Illawarra and showcase their brand. However, you don't have to be an established organisation - you can form your own group just for the festival.

What is the name of your Play?
Please provide a brief synopsis of your play. About one paragraph is ideal.
You may upload a script or artistic vision pitch
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx.
please provide your mobile number
Please provide a bio of the writer. Please include any formal training, previous credits, and overall theatre background.
Please provide a detailed bio of the director's experience. Please indicate previous any directing experience, as well as an overview of the director's theatre experience.
Upload Director CV.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Please list your actors' names and email addresses. You do not need to have actors at the time of application - you may cast from our auditions if you require.
Tell us where you have performed this play in the past. Please include year / venue / festival name and any other info.

Short+Sweet Illawarra Theatre 2022

Short+Sweet Illawarra returns for its fourth and biggest season of bite-sized theatre to-date after its never-say-die sellout season in 2021 - a season not even COVID could deter.

2022 will see our Short+Sweet's "boutique" festival expand to three weeks, including its first Theatre Gala Finals series, the return of the Short+Sweet Cabaret and Comedy Showcase and of course our Illawarra Film Festival. 

Our Theatre aseason and Cabaret/Comedy showcase will return to the Bridge Street Theatre, while our Film Festival will be held at the iTec in Coniston.

THEATRE FESTIVAL SEASON DATES

Week 1 | 1st to 4th September
Week 2 | 8th to 11th September
Week 3 | 15th to 18th September
GALA FINALS | 23rd and 24th September

Performances
7:30 pm Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

TICKETS

Adult $25, Student Concession $20

Tickets Opening Soon

If you have any questions please contact Executive Producer Luke Berman - luke.berman@shortandsweet.org

Director Registration for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2022 (LatinX)

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Sydney 2022 - (LatinX)!

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic first timers. Everyone will be given consideration. You'll be asked to submit a cv or any relevant information to us.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
This field is not compulsory: you may either add a description of your acting experience and interests, or upload your curriculum vitae below.
You may either upload your curriculum vitae, or add a description of your acting experience above.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

ITC Registration for Short+Sweet Theatre (LatinX) Hollywood 2022

Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre (LatinX) Hollywood 2022!

please provide your mobile number
If any of the leaders of this production are under 18, please note that here. We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Please enter the names, email addresses, and contact phone numbers of any cast members. Directors can choose to cast their play from the Short+Sweet Auditions
Note that scripts which have been performed in Sydney are NOT ELIGIBLE for the competition. Please do not submit a play which has already been performed in Sydney as we will not be able to consider it for the festival.
Tell us about your ITC.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Describe what you plan to put on stage. You may also submit a script.
You may upload a script or a video of your performance.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx avi mov mp3 wav.

Actor Audition Registrations Hollywood 2022 LatinX

Thank you for your interest in performing in the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Hollywood 2022!
 
Auditions will take place at the Lee Strasberg Institute on July 30 and/or 31, 2022

We welcome professional and enthusiastic amateurs actors alike. Everyone will be given consideration.

If you are selected as an actor, you will be contacted by the director of one of the plays you have been selected for.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Tell us about your acting experience, training and other performance skills.
Please upload a recent headshot. JPG or PNG formats only with a maximum filesize of 2MB.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Please upload your CV in Docx or PDF format. 2MB file size limit.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx ppt pptx.

Actor Audition Registrations Hollywood 2022 English Language Theatre

Thank you for your interest in performing in the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Hollywood 2022!
 
Auditions will take place at the Lee Strasberg Institute on July 30 and/or 31, 2022

We welcome professional and enthusiastic amateurs actors alike. Everyone will be given consideration.

If you are selected as an actor, you will be contacted by the director of one of the plays you have been selected for.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Tell us about your acting experience, training and other performance skills.
Please upload a recent headshot. JPG or PNG formats only with a maximum filesize of 2MB.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Please upload your CV in Docx or PDF format. 2MB file size limit.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx ppt pptx.

ITC Registration for Short+Sweet Theatre (English Language) Hollywood 2022

Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre (English language) Hollywood 2022!

please provide your mobile number
If any of the leaders of this production are under 18, please note that here. We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Please enter the names, email addresses, and contact phone numbers of any cast members. Directors can choose to cast their play from the Short+Sweet Auditions
Note that scripts which have been performed in Sydney are NOT ELIGIBLE for the competition. Please do not submit a play which has already been performed in Sydney as we will not be able to consider it for the festival.
Tell us about your ITC.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Describe what you plan to put on stage. You may also submit a script.
You may upload a script or a video of your performance.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx avi mov mp3 wav.

Director Registration for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2022 (English Language)

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Sydney 2022 - English Language Theater!

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic first timers. Everyone will be given consideration. You'll be asked to submit a cv or any relevant information to us.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
This field is not compulsory: you may either add a description of your acting experience and interests, or upload your curriculum vitae below.
You may either upload your curriculum vitae, or add a description of your acting experience above.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

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