Short+Sweet Dance welcomes performers to showcase their technical, expressive and creative prowess in the 10-minute format. And now, it's coming to Dubai!
On April, 2016 participants will showcase the best of UAE's talent! Short+Sweet Dance rewards creativity with awarding:
- Best Overall Performance (Judges Choice)
- Best Overall Performance (People's Choice)
- Best Choreography
- Best Dancer (Male)
- Best Dancer Runner Up (Male)
- Best Dancer (Female)
- Best Dancer Runner Up (Female)
Competition | Entry Requirements
All entries must meet the following requirements:
Performances must run for a minimum duration of 4 minutes and must not exceed 10 minutes
No overt sexual references, no swearing, no inappropriate religious references, no nudity. Abide by the rules of the UAE.
Every choreographer can choreograph a maximum of two routines
Every performer can perform in a maximum of one group routine and one solo routine
Be extraordinary! Short+Sweet highly encourages creativity and imagination in all entries
26 March 2016: Final Registration (Applications close)
SUBMISSIONS CLOSED - we may open them again in future
We're very excited to be developing a program that will bring Short+Sweet to high schools and provide an income to writers! We are looking to build a script bank of work to potentially include in the program.
We're after 10 minute plays which are suitable for teenagers, with a social consciousness message that young people will click with. If we end up using your script, you'll be paid a royalty.
Short+Sweet Voices is an exciting new development in the Short+Sweet world, welcoming vocal performers, choirs and conductors to showcase their musical prowess in the 10-minute format. And now, it's coming to Dubai!
From January 22 - 23, 2016 at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, participants will showcase the best of Dubai's singning talent! Short+Sweet Voices rewards creativity with awards recognising the best original music, vocal arrangements, ingenious interpretation, and there will even be a Peoples' Choice category!
Competition | Entry Requirements
All entering choirs and compositions must meet the following requirements:
Minimum of 4 people per choir.
Performances must not exceed 10 minutes total time.
All performances must be performed a cappella.
Choral societies and other groups can enter as many choirs as they desire, however there will be a limit for each individual to participate in a maximum of 2 performances per heat.
Be extraordinary! Short+Sweet highly encourages creativity and imagination in all entries.
This form is to help us coordinate resources so that we can best support the requirements of your work. Please answer all of the questions to the best of your knowledge BEFORE your production meeting. We will then discuss anything that needs more detail as a part of the meeting.
Short+Sweet is the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world! And now it’s in Abu Dhabi. Following on the success of Short+Sweet Dubai the first ever Short+Sweet Abu Dhabi wil be held on the weekend of January 22-23, 2016 in the Black Box of the stunning Arts Centre at New York University (NYU), Abu Dhabi. This is going to be an exhilarating, landmark event. FREE tickets for the Festival are now available so to book your tickets CLICK HERE. We can’t wait for an awesome Short+Sweet Abu Dhabi!
Register your interest as a Director for Short+Sweet Delhi 2015, the biggest little play festival in the world!
If you are selected as a Director for the festival, you will get to pick from the top scripts from Delhi based and international writers which we will receive this year and a line-up of amazing actors. You will have the opportunity to direct a 10-minute performance during the Top 20 or the Wildcards and, if selected, participate in the Red Carpet Gala Finals!