The results are in, and it's a bit of a landslide!
Carl J. Sorheim's play, It's All The Rage, took home four of our six awards last night, and they were well deserved!
The play won the People's Choice award and the Best Production award. Director Chris Baldock won Best Director, and actor Nick Steain won Best Actor.
If you are selected as a director for the festival, you will be given the choice of around 100 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 enthuastic public audience.
DIRECTOR REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 7 OCTOBER
Directors will then be selected and sent scripts to choose from, prior to actor auditions.
Registrations Close September 12.
To register as an ITC (Independent Theatre Company), we want you to sell us on your idea. What makes it unique? And why is your team perfectly suited?
Registrations close September 12.
If you are selected as a director for the festival, you will be given the choice of over 50 shortlisted scripts to choose from. Alternatively, you can provide your own script.
We can help you connect with local performers to cast your play. Then, with our support, you will direct a compelling 10-minute play for presentation to an enthusiastic public audience, in an iconic Townsville venue.
Purchase a locked-off single camera archival video of your ten-minute play or cabaret act.
Does not contain other Short+Sweet acts. Only the artists are able to purchase their video - these are not for general sale.
Video comes in the form of a downloadable .mov file. A link will be emailed shortly after purchase.
The fee covers our costs for equipment and processing. Thank you for your understanding and support.
Welcome to Short+Sweet - the largest short play festival in the world. Each week is a totally different program featuring new writers, directors and a totally new cast. This year we're presenting 160+ plays over eight weeks from Jan 11 at the Depot Theatre. You’ll see the best new writing from Australia and around the world! So no need to cry, tickets are now on sale for Short+Sweet Sydney 2017! Get booking here.
The program for Short+Sweet Theatre Canberra 2016 is now available:
Top 20 Week 1
The Ice Age written by Sue Clennell directed by Erin Foote
Featuring: Kate Rankine and Dairinn Bannister
What time is it? Is it time for him to come? An innocent conversation turns into a violent and alarming one. It beckons the terrifying idea that perhaps an Ice Age is safer than the current circumstances that face their reality.