Short+Sweet Theatre Essex 2022

The biggest little play festival in the world is now coming to the England and the first ever Short+Sweet theatre festival will be held in Essex in September 2022. Short+Sweet will showcase a variety of 10-minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with talented actors, writers and directors showcasing their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre. 

Our vision is simple – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time! 

GET INVOLVED

We are inviting all writers to create a 10-minute script, all directors to direct a 10-minute play and of course, all actors to perform in our 10-minute play festival. Independent theatre companies are also invited to enter. Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful theatre and film festivals around the world. It is a unique opportunity for emerging, developing and established artists to increase their skills of creation and performance. 
The Short+Sweet festival is a wonderful tool for writers, directors and actors who want to share their voice and talent in a professional environment and venue. Its goal is to become a powerful tool for diversity in the entertainment industry, as well as providing a way to discover new or established local talent by engaging more people in the live theatre experience.  

We are now inviting all writers to submit a script, whether you are established or first-time, it is open to anyone who wants to have a go. There are no limits to the creativity or content of your scripts, only that it can be performed in 10 minutes or under.   

If you have a passion for the theatre and would like to be a part of a great team, we have roles waiting for you behind the scenes in production, props, front of house, sponsorship and more! We also have some amazing opportunities for partnership and sponsorship. So, if you and your organisation would like to get involved then please let us know - we'd love to hear from you! 

Sound Files and Tech Script Form

SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE FESTIVAL 2021

TECH: Sound Files and Tech Scripts

Dear Directors

Please upload all your audio files as soon as possible. We also suggest you bring all your files (sound files, tech script) with you on a USB to your Technical Rehearsal as well as a printed copy of your tech script.

 

If you do not have your tech script prepared please just attach the most recent version of your script. Please note you still need to bring TWO PRINTED COPIES of your Tech Scripts with you.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav ..
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your first Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Please upload your next Sound Effect to be used in your play. Our website only allows for MP3 of WAV files. Please use a free online converter to change your files to MP3 or WAV alternatively email your audio file to luke@blackboxtheatre.org Please DO NOT email your files Luke's Short+Sweet email address (it won't be received)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: mp3 wav.
Is there anything we need to know about your sound cues prior to your technical rehearsal?

POSTERS and HERO image

SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE FESTIVAL 2021

Please upload your posters here (if you have one for your play).

Please also upload a "hero" image. This could be a set up photo of an actor, an engaging rehearsal shot. It gives us an alternative image to promote your play. If you don't have a poster, please make sure you get at least one image over to us to we can promote your play.

 

 

20MB Limit - please do not use PDF
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png bmp.
Please upload a nice photo of your play so we can use this on social media. This could be a rehearsal shot, a set-up photo which gives viewers a feel for your play, or a graphic image. You can also upload your poster if you have that ready to go.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png bmp psd.
Please upload a nice photo of your play so we can use this on social media. This could be a rehearsal shot, a set-up photo which gives viewers a feel for your play, or a graphic image. You can also upload your poster if you have that ready to go.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png bmp.

Artist Quotes | Short+Sweet Illawarra Theatre 2021

SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE FESTIVAL 2021

What does the festival mean to you?

To help us promote the festival, we want to hear in your own words what the festival means to you.

We will convert your answers into quotes to use on our Season Program Booklet and for use online. 

 

 

Which play(s) are you involved in?
Why do you think festivals like S+S are important to artists, audience and the general community?

Actor / Audition Registration Short+Sweet Perth 2022

Thank you for your interest in performing in Short+Sweet Perth 2022!

We welcome professional and enthusiastic amateurs actors alike. Everyone will be given consideration

Before registering, please check the key festival dates and make sure you’ll be available. This festival is a commitment and you need to make sure you have the time and passion to participate. 

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Tell us about your acting experience, training and other performance skills.
Please upload a recent headshot. Maximum file size of 10MB.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
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Please upload your CV - see allowed formats. 10MB file size limit.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
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Director Registration for Short+Sweet Perth 2022

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Perth 2022.

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic first timers. Everyone will be given consideration. You'll be asked to submit a cv and / or any other relevant information.

If you are selected as a director, you will be sent all the relevant information regarding selecting your script in due course. Before registering, please check the key festival dates and make sure you’ll be available.

Registration closes end of Sunday 20 February.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
This field is not compulsory: you may either add a description of your acting experience and interests, or upload your curriculum vitae below.
You may either upload your curriculum vitae, or add a description of your acting experience above.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

Short+Sweet Perth 2022

Yes!  As promised, Short+Sweet Perth is coming back in 2022, again on the Main Stage at the excellent Subiaco Arts Centre.  If you participated in our inaugural season in 2021 we want you back - please register and tell your friends.  If you're new to Short+Sweet, read on.

Short+Sweet Perth is an open access competitive festival of 10 minute plays.  We bring together a broad range of artists - professional performing artists working alongside talented enthusiasts, as well as artists with experience and expertise in other artforms trying their hand at theatre. 

We commence with a series of heats and finish with finals comprising the top 10 plays as voted by our audiences and assessed by industry judges.  It is great theatre for participants and audiences.

We are looking for writers, directors and actors, either independently or as part of a local theatre company.  You can bring your own script, or we will provide you a selection to choose from our library of phenomenal local and international scripts.

Short+Sweet Perth is presented in proud partnership with the Perth Theatre Trust.

The Short+Sweet family is committed to building a more creative world, 10 minutes at a time. The platform provides an accessible and enjoyable theatrical experience to individuals from all walks of life, and gives them the opportunity to connect with creatives from all over the world.  Be part of it!

KEY DATES 2022 *

Final reading of Edge Performance Writers scripts (directors invited - and actors for cold readings): afternoon Sunday 23 January, Subiaco Arts Centre
Script submission deadline:  Sunday 6 February
Director registration deadline:  Sunday 13 February
Independent Theatre company with own script:  Register script by Sunday 13 February
Directors meeting with Festival Director:  Sunday 20 February
Script packs provided by Festival Director to directors:  25 February
Directors provide Festival Director with script preferences:  By Saturday 5 March
Festival Director advises directors of script allocation:  By Tuesday 8 March
Actor registration deadline:  Sunday 6 March
Auditions:  Weekend of 12 - 13 March
Season (heats) commences:  19 May
   Week 1:  19 - 21 May
   Week 2:  26 - 28 May
   Week 3:  2 - 4 June
   Week 4:  9 - 11 June
   Finals:  23, 24, 25 June
Season concludes:  25 June

As a participant, you will perform in one of our heats (3 performances during one of the above weeks in the season), and then potentially go through to the finals.  Please assume you will be in the finals and keep the full set of dates free for now!

*  All dates 2022.  All deadlines are midnight that day.

KEEN TO BE INVOLVED?

Short+Sweet Perth updates will be available on our Facebook page - @ShortandSweetPerth - please follow us.

Writers: please submit your script(s) by the end of Sunday 6 February 2022 by clicking on 'Submit a Script' toward the top of this page.

Directors: please register your interest by the end of Sunday 20 February (go to 'Festival Submissions' above).

Independent Theatre Companies (ITC): please first register your director under 'Festival Submissions' above.  If you are bringing your own script you will also need to register that by clicking on 'Submit a Script' toward the top of the pageThese steps should be completed by the end of Sunday 20 February.

Actors: auditions will be held at the Subiaco Arts Centre the weekend of 12 - 13 March (pencil this in!).  Please register for audition by the end of Sunday 6 March (go to 'Festival Submissions' above).

Volunteers: you are always welcome! If you are interested in publicity and marketing, front of house, or backstage aspects of the Festival please contact the festival director (details below)!  

Note writers may submit as many scripts as they like, but only one may be selected for any one festival.  Directors may only direct one play.  Actors - you may perform in up to two plays.

FOR ANYTHING ELSE...

If you need assistance with your submission or have any general queries please do not hesitate to contact festival director, Michael Wood, at michael.wood@shortandsweet.org

Registrations for Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2022

Welcome to the 10th Edition of Short+Sweet Dubai  - a more creative world ten minutes at a time!

Please register here for our upcoming Short+Sweet Theatre Festival in Dubai from 13th JANUARY to 12th MARCH, 2022, to be hosted at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 7 PM ON OCTOBER 20, 2021.

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Participants in Short+Sweet do so on a voluntary basis. Artists selected for Short+Sweet are not entitled to payment or re-numeration of any kind although they may be eligible for various prizes.

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