Register as an Actor

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 20th November 2014

Register your interest as an Actor for Short+Sweet Dubai 2015, the biggest little play festival in the world!

Registering as an actor for the Short+Sweet Festival means that you will have the opportunity to audition for all of the festival’s directors at once. We will be producing over 60 plays – your perfect role could be in any one of them!

Registrations close on Thursday November 20. Auditions will be held on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 December 2015.

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Register as a Director

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 6th November 2014

Register your interest as a Director for Short+Sweet Dubai 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 Dubai 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 30 or the Wildcards and, if selected, participate in the Red Carpet Gala Finals! 

HOW IT WORKS

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Submit a Script for Short+Sweet Dubai 2015

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 6th November 2014

Short + Sweet Dubai is currently accepting submissions of ten-minute plays. Submit your script here to be considered for Dubai's third annual Short+Sweet festival!

SHORT+SWEET is an Australian organisation that runs the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world, as well as educational workshops and training programmes throughout schools and the wider community.

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Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2015

SHORT+SWEET DUBAI 2015

The full schedule for SHORT+SWEET DUBAI 2015 has now been finalised. To check out all the plays, actors and directors CLICK HERE

Tickets for the Festival are now ON SALE. To book your tickets CLICK HERE

SHORT+SWEET is a not for profit organisation registered in Australia that runs the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world as well as educational workshops and training programmes throughout schools and the wider community.

After the smash hit successes of our Festivals in 2013 and 2014 Short+Sweet Dubai will return bigger and better in February 2015! Short+Sweet Dubai 2015, presented by the Korath Group and supported by Dubai Culture, will be held at a number of venues including DUCTAC in the Mall of the Emirates from February 5th to February 28th, 2015. More than 250 of Dubai’s most exciting actors, writers, directors and Independent Theatre Companies will present over 60 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, brought to life by Dubai's top actors and directors. Festival Director Liz Hadaway will be joined by Festival Producer Alex Broun.

Short+Sweet Dubai is Dubai's biggest and best short play festival and brings together all Dubai's top theatre groups - Backstage, Dubai Drama Group, Theatrics, Third Half Theatre, and American School of Dubai.

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'A mammoth amount of fun for participants and audiences alike’David Light, Khaleej Times

 ‘Ten minute theatrical gems’ - Time Out, Singapore

‘If you’re looking to taste the future of theatre, try Short+Sweet’  - Sydney Morning Herald

‘The most exciting theatre event to hit local stages in years’  - The Times of India

Interns Wanted!

Interested in the performing arts?
Want to learn about event/festival/theatre management?
Recent graduate or current student of performing arts, theatre production, event management or marketing?

YOU should apply for an internship at Short+Sweet HQ and help out on the biggest little play festival in the world! 

Internships with Short+Sweet can increase skills, experience and networks in all areas of the creative industries.

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Sam Genocchio Memorial Page

Sam Genocchio was the first Artistic Coordinator for Short+Sweet. Without his effort and contributions Short+Sweet would never have gotten off the ground. We dedicate this page in memory of his achievements and his family who have continued to support us.

 

Sam Genocchio 1967 -2010

 

Sam Genocchio Memorial Page

Sam Genocchio was the first Artistic Coordinator for Short+Sweet. With out his effort and contributions Short+Sweet would never have got off the ground. We dedicate this page in memory of his achievements and his family who have continued to support us.

 

Sam Genocchio 1967 -2010

 

2014 Sydney Theatre Winners Announced

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

Best Actress Runner Up 
LAUREN O’ROURKE

Best Actor Runner Up 
RICHARD CARWIN

Best Actress 
LYNDA LEAVERS

Best Actor 
NAT JOBE

Best Script 
BLABBERMOUTH by Cerise de Gelder

Best Director 
TOM RICHARDS for Moonage Daydream

Best Newcomer (Male) 
DREW HOLMES

Best Newcomer (Female) 
ROBYN PATERSON

Overall People's Choice Winner 
THERAPIST and GUIDED BY VOICES

Overall Wildcards Winner 
THE BLUE BALLOON

Latest News

Hobart's first Short+Sweet Theatre festival is coming together well.

Script submissions have closed and we have a great selection to choose from.

The Pozible campaign was successful and we are now deep into sorting out the program.

Thanks to everyone who pledged and Kev and I look forward to seeing you at the festival in October.

To register as a director or actor or just to keep updated check out the festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1410823659180031/?fref=ts

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