Register for Actor Auditions 2020

Applications are open for actor auditions! We will be auditioning for both Brisbane and Gold Coast strands on the Sat, 4 Apr

Registrations close Thursday, 2 Apr

Before registering as a Actor, please confirm that you will be available during key festival dates.

KEY DATES

Brisbane: 27 May–30 May

Gold Coast: 17 Jun–20 Jun / 24 Jun-27 Jun

Gala Finals: 19 July

List your festival preference, 1 being your first choice and 3 your last.
including country/area codes
Name of suburb, Postcode
If you have participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what your involvement was. Please include years and production titles.
Please attach a brief CV detailing your experience. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Register your Cabaret 2020

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

We want you to sell us the idea for your show. What makes it unique? 

Please list the names of people who have currently been confirmed for your project. You may include roles if appropriate.
Please include years and production titles if applicable.
Please attach a script or one-page concept (this can just be a one-page pitch if no script is available). Max 2MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
Optional. Please attach any further support material that you feel may benefit this application. This could be a company history, artist CV/bios, image of past production, or evidence of further planning for this project. It’s your project, so we encourage you to include whatever you believe to be most relevant. Max. 4MB. Most formats accepted. (recommended: JPG, PNG, PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, MOV, MP3, WAV, ZIP)
Files must be less than 4 MB.
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Register as a Director 2020

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

If you are selected as a Director for the festival, you will be given the choice of over 50 shortlisted scripts and a lineup of amazing actors to choose from. With our support, you will direct a compelling 10-minute play for presentation to an enthusiastic public audience at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse or HOTA.

List your festival preference, 1 being your first choice and 3 your last.
including country/area codes
Name of suburb, Postcode
If you have participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what your involvement was. Please include years and production titles.
Please attach a brief CV detailing your experience. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
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Register as an ITC 2020

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

To register as an ITC (Independent Theatre Company), we want you to sell us the idea for your show. What makes it unique? And why is your team perfectly suited? 

Name of suburb, Postcode
If your group does not have an existing name, please select the name of the key artist. Alternatively, you may leave this field blank.
Please list the names of people who have currently been confirmed for your project. You may include roles if appropriate.
If your ITC has participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what this involved. Please include years and production titles.
Please attach a script or one-page concept (this can just be a one-page pitch if no script is available). Max 2MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
Optional. Please attach any further support material that you feel may benefit this application. This could be a company history, artist CV/bios, image of past production, or evidence of further planning for this project. It’s your project, so we encourage you to include whatever you believe to be most relevant. Max. 4MB. Most formats accepted. (recommended: JPG, PNG, PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, MOV, MP3, WAV, ZIP)
Files must be less than 4 MB.
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Short+Sweet Theatre Sharjah 2020

The first ever SHORT+SWEET SHARJAH was held at the Masrah Theatre - Al Qasba from Jan 17 to Feb 1, 2020 as part of the inaugural Sharjah Fringe

Congratulations to the winners of the first ever Gala Final of SHORT+SWEET SHARJAH and thanks to Mr Brian Wilkie MBE for presenting the awards. Here are the winners:

BEST INDEPENDENT THEATRE COMPANY: Art Box Group

BEST NEWCOMER: Yahya Abou Zeid

BEST ACTOR: Sunil Jasuja (Dedh Inch Upar)

BEST ACTOR RUNNER-UP: Ahmed Abdul Hadi (I want to sleep & Spirits)

BEST ACTRESS: Sherry Dang Briet (Between us Mother & Daughter)

BEST ACTRESS RUNNER-UP: Mona Al Mohamady (I want to sleep)

BEST DIRECTOR: Tareq Abou Zeid (Spirits)

BEST WRITER: Purva Grover (Between us Mother & Daughter)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER: Dedh Inch Upar presented by Theatrewallas UAE

BEST OVERALL PRODUCTION: Between us Mother & Daughter

Thanks to the Sharjah Fringe for hosting the Festival and all our wonderful writers, directors, actors and Independent Theatre Companies who made the first ever Short+Sweet Sharjah such a wonderful event. We’ll see you again in 2021!!!

The full line up for SHORT+SWEET SHARJAH 2020 was as follows:

 

Friday 17 Jan @ 16:30

A Doll's House (Presented by Art Box Group)

Cry for Me

Kite

To Be or Not To Be

 

Friday 17 Jan @ 22:00

Kite

Sprirts (Presented by Art Box Group)

The Basket-Cases

Zahra (Presented by Art Box Group)

 

Saturday 18 Jan @ 16:30

Charming Carmen (Presented by Art Box Group)

Chidi ki Dukki (Presented by Theatrewallas) 

I conquer therefore I am

Superposition (Presented by StudioRepublik)

The most important words of my life

Kite

 

Saturday 18 Jan @ 22:00

Chidi ki Dukki (Presented by Theatrewallas)

I conquer therefore I am

I want to Sleep (Presented by Art Box Group)

Kite

The Basket-Cases

 

Fri 24 Jan @ 20:00

Once in a school day (Presented by Art Box Group)

Dedh Inch Upar (Presented by Theatrewallas)

Never Give Up (Presented by StudioRepublik)

Television Man 

Charming Carmen (Presented by Art Box Group)

 

Sat 25 Jan @20:00

Dedh Inch Upar (Presented by Theatrewallas)

The Flowers

The Hold Up (Presented by StudioRepublik)

Never Give Up (Presented by StudioRepublik)

A Doll's House (Presented by Art Box Group)

 

Friday 31 Jan @ 20:00

Between us mother and daughter

Bhediya (Presented by Theatrewallas)

Never Give Up (Presented by StudioRepublik)

Shhh Don't Open That Box

 

Saturday 1 Feb @ 20:00 - Gala Final

The best plays from the Festival as chosen by our judges and audience:

I want to Sleep (Presented by Art Box Group) JUDGE'S CHOICE WEEK 1

Sprits (Presented by Art Box Group) JUDGE'S CHOICE WEEK 1

Dedh Inch Upar (Presented by Theatrewallas) JUDGE'S CHOICE WEEK 2

Between us mother and daughter JUDGE'S CHOICE WEEK 3

To be or not to be PEOPLE'S CHOICE

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. 

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.
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Please upload your CV in Docx or PDF format. 2MB file size limit.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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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.

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.
 

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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Each comic may perform in UP TO TWO languages
If you had to choose just ONE language to perform in - what would you choose
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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