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Gala Final Recipients!

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our finalist artists from the 2016 Gala Finals. But especially, congratulations to the following teams and individuals for recognition of their outstanding work!

Best Overall Production
BOYS TASTE BETTER WITH NUTELLA

Best Play
CAN I GET AN AMEN?! 

Best Cabaret Act
FIFTY SHADES OF CURIOUS

People's Choice Award
CAN I GET AN AMEN?!

Best Actor
CAITLIN HILL (Boys Taste Better with Nutella)

Final Results

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.

Register as a Director

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.

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Register as an ITC Townsville 2016

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? 

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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.
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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)
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Register as a Director Townsville 2016

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.

including country/area codes
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. This does not need to be a full CV - you may attach a brief bio or description of your previous work as a director. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
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Purchase Archival Video 2016

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.

PAGE TO STAGE Workshop Opportunity

Short+Sweet QLD presents

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-- an intensive workshop for actors and directors --

This year, we’re hosting an intensive workshop for festival artists or budding festival artists! Not sure where to start with a short play? Need an extra nudge to help get that project on its feet? Or just looking to brush up on skills and explore new ways of working?

Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2017

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.

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