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.
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.
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.