SHORT+SWEET Dublin 2019

October 2019 Short+Sweet Dublin launched its inaugural season of this ten-minute play festival at The Sean O'Casey Theatre in East Wall. Read on to discover this year's winners.

Short+Sweet Dublin 2019 Award Winners:

People's Choice Award:

  • A Blast by Nicola Spendlove, directed by Saoirse Sine

Wild Card Winners:

  • Best Playwright: Sarah Gilmartin for Old Woman of the Roads
  • Best Director: Ian Anthony Lawless for Hedge
  • Best Actor in a female role: Aoife Honohan
  • Best Actor in a male role: Morgan Buckley

Top Ten Winners:

  • Best Playwright: Jonathan Josephson for This Hungry Churchyard
  • Best Director: Georgia Snow for This Hungry Churchyard
  • Best Actor in a female role: Jennifer Laverty for This Hungry Churchyard
  • Best Actor in a male role: Cameron Brady for This Hungry Churchyard

 

Honorary Award:

  • Caoimhe Kenny for Best Corpse

Congratulations for all the 2019 nominees

 

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If you would like further information please email karolineosullivan@shortandsweet.org

 

 

Audition Registration Short+Sweet Sydney 2020

 

Thank you for your interest in performing in the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Sydney 2020!

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.

 Before registering, please check the key festival dates and make sure you’ll be available. This festival is a commitment and you need to make sure you have the time and passion to participate. 

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Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020

The biggest little play festival in the world is now entering its 19th year in its hometown of Sydney and will be returning to the Tom Mann Theatre in Surry Hills from Feb 14 to April 19 2020.
We will be returning once again with a smorgasbord of 10-minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with hundreds of talented actors, writers and directors showcasing their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre.

This year's categories include the Top 80, Under 25’s, Women’s Week and LGBTQ Theatre. 

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. The festival multiplies participants' raw and creative energy, with different ensembles, directors and writers exchanging ideas, learning from each other and providing creative inspiration.
 

DIRECTORS

Registrations for Short+Sweet festivals are open to returning, established and first-time directors; open to anyone who is interested in having a go. Directors are able to choose from all shortlisted scripts for their local festival, and are encouraged to communicate with their Writers throughout the process. 
To register as a Director Click Here
 

ITC SUBMISSIONS

If you are an ITC (Independent Theatre Company) you may direct and act in your own plays. Directors are allowed to direct a maximum of one play in Short+Sweet, unless otherwise granted permission by the Festival Director. Submissions 1st November 2019. 
To register as an ITC Click Here

 

ACTORS

Audition registrations are open! Click Here to register as an actor. Registrations close 11:59pm 15 November
Auditions will take place on November 24
Venue: Village @ AMPA | 4/85 O'Riordan St, Alexandria
 

VOLUNTEERS

If you have a passion for the theatre and would like to be a part of a great team then send an email to sarah.purdue@shortandsweet.org. We have roles waiting for you behind the scenes in production, props,  front of house, sponsorship and more!!! We’d love to hear from you!

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!

We look forward to welcoming writers, directors and performers to share the 2020 Short+Sweet Sydney Festival seasons at the Tom Mann Theatre, 136 Chalmers Street Surrey Hills.

Register for Short+Sweet Comedy Dubai 2019

Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for Short+Sweet Comedy Dubai between Wednesday November 20th and Saturday November 23rd, 2019 hosted by The Junction.

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Participants in Short+Sweet do so on a voluntary basis. Artists selected for Short+Sweet are not entitled to payment or re-numeration of any kind although they may be eligible for various prizes.

Short+Sweet Comedy Dubai 2019

Short+Sweet Comedy Festival 2019

Following on from a successful debut in 2017 breaking all prior records in the Middle East, the third Short+Sweet Comedy Festival will be held at the home of Short+Sweet in Dubai, The Junction on Wednesday November 20 and Saturday November 23, 2019.

Bigger & Better than ever before. The Region's Largest Comedy Festival that kickstarted many a comedy careers is back with a bang. The funniest battle you will ever see on stage!

All comics are welcome irrespective of their nationalities. There are separate heats for regional language comics - Arabic, Hindi & Urdu - so you are welcome to enter no matter what language you speak. Also comics may perform in two different languages if you're game. So what are you waiting for.....?

First Timers are more than welcome. Looking for a new way to disappoint your parents? Try your hand at Comedy. 

Registrations are NOW CLOSED.

Venue: 
The Junction Theatre, Unit H72, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai. 
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/8ASdkTS1XXn
Directions: http://www.thejunctiondubai.com/contact 
Phone: +971 4 3388 525

Festival Director:
Pawan Manghnani

Rules: 
All content must be original.
Local laws & sensitivities must be respected.
Each comedian will get only 1 slot (in up to two languages) in the preliminary round.
Only Comedians participating in the Preliminary Rounds - Regional Category will get another slot to perform in the Preliminary Rounds - International Category if they wish to perform twice.
Acts could be Stand-Up, Improv', Sketch, Play, Poetry, Musical, Parody, 2 Person or Group Act, but has to be from the Comedy Genre Only. 
5 Minutes Maximum for each set.
About 20 finalists to be chosen from the preliminary rounds.
Finalists can repeat the same set for the finale or do a completely different act.
Rules & Regulations are subject to change without prior notice.
The Venue & Organizers reserve their rights as final say in case of any dispute or cheating on part of the performer(s).
Judges Choice(s) will be final.

Categories for Winners:
TBA

RSVP to the event page for regular updates: http://tiny.cc/ShortSweetComedyFest

If you are interested to sponsor the event, email the festival director pawan.manghnani@gmail.com & comiconnights@gmail.com to get more details on how to get on board!

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For more information contact the Festival Director Pawan Manghnani on +971 55 540 6936 or email Pawan.Manghnani@Gmail.com

Actor Registration for Short+Sweet Dublin 2019

Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register as an actor here for the inaugural Short+Sweet Sydney 2020.

 

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Participants in Short+Sweet do so on a voluntary basis. Artists selected for Short+Sweet are not entitled to payment or re-numeration of any kind although they may be eligible for various prizes.

Directors Registration for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020!

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic amateurs. Everyone will be given consideration.

If you are selected as a director, you will be sent all the relevant information regarding selecting your script in due course. Before registering, please check the key festival dates and make sure you’ll be available.

Please provide your details below and the Festival Director will get back to you as soon as possible.

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ITC Registration for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020

Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020!

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Short+Sweet Film Festival Sydney 2019

Calling all film festival lovers!

The Short+Sweet Film Festival Sydney is BACK - bringing local filmmakers and audiences together. Attendees will have the opportunity to see a curated selection of films from different genres, styles, and ideas from local and international filmmakers.

This opportunity is unique in the ever expanding world of Short+Sweet, and culminates in our Grand Finals Event to be held in Hollywood in late 2019. Short+Sweet Founder Mark Cleary and Festival Director Greg Dolgopolov have committed to delivering “a world class festival with an A-List Hollywood finale”. Dolgopolov directed Melbourne’s first Short+Sweet Film festival in 2017 and noted “the shaping of networks for future projects… That connection is what Short+Sweet is so good at fostering.”

Festival Dates and Times:

  • August 27, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
  • September 3, 8:30pm (doors open at 8:00pm)
  • September 4, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
  • September 5, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm)

Festival Location:

Tom Mann Theatre
136 Chalmers St,
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Tickets:

Tickets are cash only and will be sold at the door for $15 and $10 for students with a valid student ID. 

Hope to see you there!

 

Register now for Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2020

Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for our upcoming Short+Sweet Theatre Festival in Dubai, to be hosted at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.

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PLEASE CHOOSE AS MANY AS YOU LIKE!
Participants in Short+Sweet do so on a voluntary basis. Artists selected for Short+Sweet are not entitled to payment or re-numeration of any kind although they may be eligible for various prizes.

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