Short+Sweet Hollywood 2018.
This year we had 60 amazing plays in our official selection. We'd like to congratulate everyone for such a wonderful job because the Programs, Semifinals and Finals have been incredible. Please find below the Winners of Short + Sweet 2018 (The Marilyn Monroe Theatre (West Hollywood, CA) - September 13th-October 21st 2018)
Award Winners Short & Sweet Hollywood 2018
Best Writer - Adam Szudrich - Slow Dating
Best Director - Bronwyn L. Watson - Have You Ever Done This Before
Festival Award - Bevin Bru - Got You
Best Actor - Don O. Knowlton - Moral Luck & Ralph & Dent
Best Actress - Julie Collis - Slow Dating
People's Choice Best Play - Moral Luck & Ralph & Dent. Written by Don O. Knowlton. Directed by Fred Dekker. Cast. Don O. Knowlton & Phil Abrams. Log Line. When two middle-aged white guys realize no one is listening any more, what are they to do?
Jury Award Best Play - Have you ever done this before. Written by Mashka Wolfe. Directed by Bronwyn L. Watson. Cast. Lee Margaret Hanson, Julia Finch, Pedro Shanahan. Log line. Two women meet in a seedy hotel room for a romantic tryst but are rudely interrumpted. A short play about women, men, sex workers, and the entertainment industry. In the era of #MeToo we have to ask ourselves. "Have you ever done this before?". We have to ask it over and over again.
Best Writer - Jose Villalobos - Espectacular
Best Director - Jose Villalobos - Espectacular
Festival Award - Maria Helena Heredia - Justice / Guerrera Inmortal
Best Actor - Javier Ceriani - Blanca Palomilla
Best Actress - Elena Sanz - This is a Pencil. Helen is a Nurse.
Special Mention - Giovanni Navarro - El Marijuano
Special Mention - Andres Requena - La Nada
People's Choice Best Play - This is a Pencil. Helen is a Nurse. Written and Directed by Lupe Gehrenbeck. Cast. Elena Sanz & Sebastian Galvez. Log Line. It was the perfect romantic night until they played the ouija board.
Jury Award Best Play - Espectacular. Written and Directed by Jose Villalobos. Cast. Carlos Santos, Valeria Gonzalez, Sergio Macian, Karola Sanchez & Gerald B. Filmore. Log Line. A famous actor gets electrocuted right before getting in the stage for a very important performance of Romeo and Juliet.
We'd like to thank all of our honorable jury that has been voting in our Programs, Semifinals and Finals.
Tom Dey (Director), Luciano Lima (Writer/Director), Julia Jansch (Director/Writer/Producer), Angela M. Hutchinson (Producer/Writer/Casting), Lynn Venturella (Manager), Chloe Hurst (Actress/Writer), Luke Brandon (Producer/Writer), Aishveryaa Nidhi (Actress), Andrew Steel (Flicks4Change), Charisse Glen (Casting Director), Christian Calloway (Actor), Sia Farahani (Writer/Producer), Lily Mercer (Writer), Esther Caporale (Writer), Juliette Jeffers (Actress), Dan Balcaban (Director), Kym Jackson (Actress & Coach), Mark NGuyen (Music producer), María Alejandra Guerrero Rocca (Producer/Director), Erika Bagnarello (Director/Writer), Gustavo Salmeron (Director/Actor/Goya Awrd Winner), Mariela Garriga (Actress/Producer), Paula Roman (Actress/Writer/Producer), Licia Alonso (Actress), Nikki Dalmau (Casting Director), Isabel Serrano (Actress/Director/Writer), George Duran (Director/Writer), Nikkolas Rey (Agent), Juan Zapata (Director/Writer/Producer), Javier Barberá (Director/Writer/Producer), Liam Schoely (Manager), Maria Brasero (Producer), David Martin Porras (Director/Writer/Producer), Kady Gutierrez (Actor/Casting), Santi Morali (Producer), Gisela Prunes (Marvel Studios HHRR), Juan Sola (Producer/Voice over Director), Pedro Gonzalez Kühn (Director), Alicia Sanz (Actress), Elvira Cano (EGEDA US Director), Gerardo de Pablos (Actor), Jessica Silvetti (Producer/Writer/Actress), Yolanda Guillen (Casting Director).
Short & Sweet Hollywood
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.
Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for Short+Sweet Poetry Dubai on October 5 & 6, 2018 hosted by The Junction.
Short+Sweet Dubai is an amazing year long programme of festivals to be held at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: Dhruti Shah D'souza
Following on from a successful debut in 2017, the second Short+Sweet Poetry Festival will be held at the home of Short+Sweet in Dubai, The Junction in Alserkal Avenue Al Quoz, on October 5th and 6th, 2018.
The registration link is now closed. For any late registrations please contact Prachiti Talathi on +971 55 959 2864 or email email@example.com
Rules of the Festival
+ Entry to the Festival is FREE. All poets are welcome. Entry is open to all poets 12 years and above.
+ Poems presented at the festival must be the work of the poet/s presenting the poem. Poems authored by co-authors are welcome.
+ Poems may be presented in any style - read, recited, enacted, sung, performed, danced, dramatised - as long as they are presented by the poet/s. Performance poetry is welcome.
+ A microphone, lectern and chair will be provided if required. No lighting changes are allowed during the presentation but background music or live musical accompaniment is allowed. Poets are also welcome to bring along their own props and/or costumes if desired.
+ The poet may present any number of poems but their total stage time must not exceed 5 minutes. The time limit is strictly applied and those who go over 5 minutes are disqualified.
+ Poems may be presented in either Arabic, English, Hindi or Urdu.
+ Poems must not have been presented at Short+Sweet Poetry Dubai previously.
+ Each heat will have between ten to twenty poets presenting.
+ A designated number of poets will be selected from each heat by audience and judge’s voting to take place in the Gala Finals of Short+Sweet Poetry. The Festival Director (Dhruti Shah D'souza) may also chose to add additional finalist as the Festival Director’s choice.
+ The following awards will be presented to the winners at the end of the Gala Finals: Best Poet English, Best Poet Arabic, Best Poet Hindi, Best Poet Urdu, Best Poet - Audience’s Choice, Best Poem, Best Poetry Performance, Festival Director's Choice (optional) - in all three categories.
For more information contact Prachiti Talathi on +971 55 959 2864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019!
Thank you for your interest in acting at Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019!
Short+Sweet Sydney provides more acting opportunities than almost any event worldwide, with around 400-600 roles each season. We welcome actors of all ages, ethnicities, genders, colours, creeds, experience levels, sexual preferences, political leanings, lovers of Marvel, lovers of DC - everyone is welcome.
The first step is to register your interest via this form. At a later point, you will be sent details on how to register for an audition, which will likely be held around October/November 2018.
Short+Sweet Illawarra Top 22 Season Announcement
The wait is over, we have selected our full season of twenty-two plays in the first ever Short+Sweet Illawarra, and ticket sales are now open for this historic event for the Wollongong and Shellharbour community.
WEEK 1 | 4th to 7th October
Venue: Harbour Theatre Shellharbour - Home of the Roo Theatre Company
Please complete this short form to give your preference for your performance week. Wherever possible, please be willing to perform in either week. This gives us the best chance to produce a balanced festival.
2018 Performance Season - Top 20
4 - 7 October (10 Plays)
Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour - home of the Roo Theatre Company.
18 - 21 October (10 Plays)
Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston - home of the Phoenix Theatre.
AUDITION BOOKING FORM
Auditions for registered actors will take place Saturday 4th August and Sunday 5th August at the Bridge St Theatre Coniston (Phoenix Theatre).
Please book which session you would like to audition for. If you believe you are eligible for more than one age or gender group you can book more than one audition slot - this means you would need to perform your 2-minute monologue in each session booked. You will get an email once your booking has been confirmed on our end.
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