Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Perth 2021!
Thank you for your interest in performing in the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Perth 2021!
We welcome professional and enthusiastic amateurs actors alike. Everyone will be given consideration.
If you are selected as an actor after audition, you will be contacted by the director of one of the plays you have been selected for.
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.
Short+Sweet kicks off its third season of bite-sized theatre, two programs featuring 23 original short plays which will be staged at the Bridge Street Theatre Coniston, home of the Phoenix Theatre Company.
Scripts written by Illawarra writers were favoured heavily by our directors, an impressive testimony to our local visionaries who were up against some of our best scripts submitted from around the world.
Our 2021 Top 20 Program has a strong representation of female artists in particular, with 13 directors and 12 writers leading the way in the festival this year.
THEATRE FESTIVAL SEASON DATES
Week 1 | 15th to 18th July
Week 2 | 29th July to 1st August
7:30 pm Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 5:30 pm Sunday
Adult $22, Student Concession $17
If you have any questions please contact Executive Producer Luke Berman - email@example.com
Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Perth 2021!
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.
Finally! In 2021 the world's biggest little festival will hit the stage in Perth, Western Australia. Not before time, Perth is going to unleash its immense talent, 10 minutes at a time!
As an open access theatre festival, Short+Sweet Perth is bringing together a broad range of artists. Professional performing artists will work alongside talented enthusiasts, as well as artists with experience and expertise in other artforms trying their hand at theatre. And most importantly, it brings new audiences into the theatre as friends and family members of participants attend performances.
Short+Sweet Perth will be at once local and international. Plays have been submitted from all over the world, and the festival director has shortlisted approximately half of the festival’s content from local writers, and half from interstate and overseas. Most actors and directors who participate will be from Perth and regional Western Australia, but everyone who can get here is welcome.
Short+Sweet Perth is presented in proud partnership with the Perth Theatre Trust, and will premier in 2021 at the Subiaco Arts Centre.
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!
2021 PERFORMANCE DATES
Wednesday 10 March - Saturday 27 March 2021, at the Subiaco Arts Centre. Each production will perform with others for one week of that period, or for two matinee performances on weekends, as follows:
Week 1: 10-13 March (7:30pm)
Week 2: 17-20 March (7:30pm)
Weekend 1: 20-21 March (Matinee - 3pm)
Week 3: 24-27 March (7:30pm)
The top 10 productions which are selected for the finals by the audience vote and judges will also perform on 8, 9 & 10 April (7:30pm)
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 Friday 1 December 2020 by clicking on 'Submit a Script' toward the top of this page. [Now closed]
Directors: register your interest by the end of Friday 1 December (go to 'Festival Submissions' above). [Now closed]
Independent Theatre Companies (ITC): register your interest and script by the end of Friday 8 December (go to 'Festival Submissions' above). [Now closed]
Actors: attend the audition on the weekend of 12-13 December. Please register for audition by the end of 9 December (go to 'Festival Submissions' above). [Now closed]
Volunteers: 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 for actors / directors and ITCs: there is a limit of involvement of two plays per person (e.g. you could act in two plays; direct one and act in one; or direct two)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for our upcoming Short+Sweet Theatre Festival in Dubai from January 22 to March 13, 2021, to be hosted at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.
THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5PM ON NOVEMBER 15, 2020.
Thank you for your registering for our "WRITE YOUR 10 MINUTE PLAY" webinar.
Short+Sweet's International Literary Manager, Alex Broun, presents a unique insight into his process for writing the 10 minute plays that have made him the most performed short play writer in the world!
With Short+Sweet 2020 cancelled, this is the perfect time for you to hone your skills and find that story, with plenty of time to submit for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2021!
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Executives from NBC Entertainment will introduce their groundbreaking and highly competitive talent pipeline programs. This panel is for emerging directors, writers, comedians and other creative talent ready to take their work to the next level. Gain inside tips before applying and learn which of these fast track programs can be launchpads for your career in episodic television!