Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2017

Short+Sweet is the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world! And now it’s back in its fifth successful year in Dubai. The 2017 Short+Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival will be held at The Junction Theatre in Al Quoz and The Madinat Theatre @ the Souk Madinat  from 3 February to 10 March 2017.

Over six jam-packed weeks, more than 250 of Dubai’s most exciting actors, writers, directors and Independent Theatre Companies will present seventy 10-minute plays. The festival will include something for everyone - comedy, drama, romance and thrillers – and all in just 10 minutes!

Plays presented in the festival will include the best 10-minute plays from around the world as well as scripts by some of Dubai’s top playwrights, including some exciting new talent. The plays will be performed by actors from Dubai, other emirates - Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and international groups.

 

Clone of Program Information 2016

DUE: Mon 30 May

We will be producing program booklets for free distribution before the festival opens. In order to make this work, we will need your program details quite early on.
This includes: play title, writer credit, director credit, company name (if applicable to ITCs), cast list, and a short 2-sentence blurb (max 50 words). We may have some or all of these details already, but this is your chance to re-word how they appear in the program and in other publicity materials.

Only if applicable, generally for ITCs and some cabaret acts.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Please use this field if you have any extra creative credits (ie. choreographer) to add, or if you wish to use an alternative credit to those above (ie. devised by). Please include full names. You may use this space for more than one credit.
Please list the full names of your performers. You do not need to include the parts that they are playing.
Please write a short blurb to represent your work. If you are directing a script, you do not need to use the synopsis from the script catalogue. Your blurb should not include any spoilers. It should fit with your specific vision for the production. Max. 50 words.

Clone of Tech Requirements Form 2016

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.

Please write a brief description of your required lighting states. You do not need to know specifics - it is often a good idea to describe the mood or effect you're trying to achieve, rather than describing what lights should be used.
Please write a brief description of the music and/or sound effects that you will be providing for use in your production.
Intended for cabaret only. Only applicable for theatre in special circumstances. Please describe any microphones you require and how you intend to use them. Please be as specific as possible regarding placement and use.
Please describe any instruments that you will be bringing into the space, or any instruments that you require from us (ie. a piano).
Please list any items of furniture you intend to use. Please also note whether you will be providing the item or whether it is a request for us to supply (some shared pieces may be available, depending on requests).
Please list all major props you will be using.
Please briefly describe what happens on stage during your performance. In particular, please note any activity that may incur risks or special attention.
Is there anything else we should know about? For example, use of AV projection (only available in some venues), audience participation, likelihood of a big mess... etc.
OPTIONAL. If you have it ready, you are encouraged to upload a digital prompt copy script. For details on how to prepare this, see the link in above description. Max. 4MB. Accepts DOC, DOCX formats.
Files must be less than 6 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
OPTIONAL. If it is useful for you, you are welcome to upload a floor plan indicating how you are using the performance space. If this does not feel applicable, we can draw it out in your production meeting instead. Max. 6MB. Accepts PDF, JPG, BMP, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX formats.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png bmp tif pdf doc docx ppt pptx.

Tech Requirements Form 2017

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.

Please write a brief description of your required lighting states. You do not need to know specifics - it is often a good idea to describe the mood or effect you're trying to achieve, rather than describing what lights should be used.
Please write a brief description of the music and/or sound effects that you will be providing for use in your production.
Intended for cabaret only. Only applicable for theatre in special circumstances. Please describe any microphones you require and how you intend to use them. Please be as specific as possible regarding placement and use.
Please describe any instruments that you will be bringing into the space, or any instruments that you require from us (ie. a piano).
Please list any items of furniture you intend to use. Please also note whether you will be providing the item or whether it is a request for us to supply (some shared pieces may be available, depending on requests).
Please list all major props you will be using.
Please briefly describe what happens on stage during your performance. In particular, please note any activity that may incur risks or special attention.
Is there anything else we should know about? For example, use of AV projection (only available in some venues), audience participation, likelihood of a big mess... etc.
OPTIONAL. If you have it ready, you are encouraged to upload a digital prompt copy script. For details on how to prepare this, see the link in above description. Max. 4MB. Accepts DOC, DOCX formats.
Files must be less than 6 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
OPTIONAL. If it is useful for you, you are welcome to upload a floor plan indicating how you are using the performance space. If this does not feel applicable, we can draw it out in your production meeting instead. Max. 6MB. Accepts PDF, JPG, BMP, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX formats.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png bmp tif pdf doc docx ppt pptx.

Australia's Short+Sweet offers a Sneak Peak at Stella Adler Theatre on May 3

Australia's Short+Sweet offers a Sneak Peak
at Stella Adler Theatre on May 3

Short+Sweet Hollywood — The biggest little play festival in the world announces its arrival in L.A. this fall with a sampling of performances from the existing Short+Sweet repertoire. The Australian powerhouse festival of 10-minute theater has already made its mark worldwide, with offshoots in the United Arab Emirates, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Zimbabwe. Get ready for Short+Sweet Hollywood!

Short + Sweet - South India 2017

The world’s biggest short-play theatre festival is back again in South India! This year the festival will begin on the 05th of July and will run for four weeks. Prakriti Foundation and the Blu Lotus Foundation in association with the Alliance Française de Madras and presenting sponsor Mindscreen Film Institute present Short+Sweet South India 2017.

Sponsors and Partners: HDFC Mutual Fund and Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund (Annual Sponsors), Eventjini.com (Ticketing Partner), Zebronics (Sound Partner), Amdavadi and Mangala Heritage (Prize Sponsors), Silkworm Boutique and Studio Bassam (Gala Prize Sponsors), and PS Events (Event Manager)

To know more about the festival please write to us at shortandsweetsouthindia@gmail.com or call us on 044–6684 84 84, (0) 8608 685 156 or (0) 8754 415 362.

Schedule:

Top 40 – Edouard Michelin Auditorium

Week 1 – 05, 07, 08, 09 July – 7 PM

Week 2 – 12, 13, 14, 15 July – 7 PM

Week 3 – 19, 21, 22, 23 July – 7 PM

Week 4 – 25, 26, 27, 28 July – 7 PM

Wild Cards Edouard Michelin Auditorium

One – 08, 09 July – 2 PM

Two – 14, 15 July – 2 PM

Three – 22, 23 July – 2 PM

Gala Awards and Finals – Edouard Michelin Auditorium

Finals – 29 July – 7 PM​

          – 30 July – 2 & 7 PM​

Key Dates:

  • 30 April 2017 – Last date for submitting script
  • 30 April 2017 – Last date for ITCs' submission
  • 30 April 2017 – Last date for Directors' submission
  • 30 May 2017 – Last date for Actors’ submission
  • 30 May 2017 – Last date for Withdrawal
  • 04 June 2017 – Meeting with directors; actors’ auditions
  • 05 – 28 July 2017 – Top 40 Week and Wildcards
  • 29, 30 July 2017 – Gala finals 

 

Confirm your Team 2017

DUE: Monday 21 May
Once you have confirmed your full team, please let us know. We will require each person’s email address and mobile phone number in case we need to contact them.
It is important that we have a record of each person on your team to make sure they receive access to backstage and a complimentary ticket. This applies to performers or creatives that are directly involved in the creation of your work

including country/area codes
Please add the following details for each performer/creative directly involved in your project. 'Role' can refer to character name or creative contribution (ie. pianist). If you have less than 8 team members, please ignore the extra boxes. If you have more than 8 team members, please submit a second form or alternatively, send us an email.

Poster Competition Upload 2017

DUE: Mon 10 July

Max. 6MB. Accepts PDF or JPG formats.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg png pdf.

Program Information 2017

DUE: Mon 21 May

We will be producing program booklets for free distribution before the festival opens. In order to make this work, we will need your program details quite early on.
This includes: play title, writer credit, director credit, company name (if applicable to ITCs), cast list, and a short 2-sentence blurb (max 50 words). We may have some or all of these details already, but this is your chance to re-word how they appear in the program and in other publicity materials.

Only if applicable, generally for ITCs and some cabaret acts.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Please use this field if you have any extra creative credits (ie. choreographer) to add, or if you wish to use an alternative credit to those above (ie. devised by). Please include full names. You may use this space for more than one credit.
Please list the full names of your performers. You do not need to include the parts that they are playing.
Please write a short blurb to represent your work. If you are directing a script, you do not need to use the synopsis from the script catalogue. Your blurb should not include any spoilers. It should fit with your specific vision for the production. Max. 50 words.

Book Complimentary Tickets: QLD 2016

DUE: No later than 4 days before your performance

All registered festival artists (writers, directors, and performers whose work is being presented at the festival) are entitled to reserve ONE complimentary ticket to their own performance strand. This can be used by themselves or by a friend. Please note that directors are also entitled to house seats (for details, please see artist info pack). Please do not attempt to book more than one complimentary ticket. For any concerns, contact shortsweet.production@gmail.com.

Please note: this name must have been registered by the director.
The name of the person who will collect the ticket from box office. Leave blank if it is the same name.

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