Actor Registrations for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019

Thank you for your interest in acting at Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019!

Short+Sweet Sydney provides more acting opportunities than almost any event worldwide, with around 400-600 roles each season. We welcome actors of all ages, ethnicities, genders, colours, creeds, experience levels, sexual preferences, political leanings, lovers of Marvel, lovers of DC - everyone is welcome.

The first step is to register your interest via this form. At a later point, you will be sent details on how to register for an audition, which will likely be held around October/November 2018.

please provide your mobile number
We need to know this to ensure compliance with the Working With Vulnerable People (background checking) Act 2011.
Please upload a recent headshot. JPG or PNG formats only with a maximum filesize of 2MB.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Please upload your CV in Docx or PDF format. 2MB file size limit.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Full Season Announcement - Short+Sweet Illawarra 2018

Short+Sweet Illawarra Top 22 Season Announcement

The wait is over, we have selected our full season of twenty-two plays in the first ever Short+Sweet Illawarra, and ticket sales are now open for this historic event for the Wollongong and Shellharbour community.


WEEK 1 | 4th to 7th October

Venue: Harbour Theatre Shellharbour - Home of the Roo Theatre Company

Performance Week Preference - Short+Sweet Illawarra

Please complete this short form to give your preference for your performance week. Wherever possible, please be willing to perform in either week. This gives us the best chance to produce a balanced festival. 

2018 Performance Season - Top 20

4 - 7 October (10 Plays)
Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour - home of the Roo Theatre Company. 

18 - 21 October (10 Plays)
Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston - home of the Phoenix Theatre.

If you absolutely cannot perform in a specific week due to cast or writer/director unavailability please indicate which week you CANNOT perform.
Please provide specific details as to why your play cannot perform in the week indicated. If any of your cast are involved in clashing shows, please include names of affected actors.

Audition Booking Form S+S Illawarra



Auditions for registered actors will take place Saturday 4th August and Sunday 5th August at the Bridge St Theatre Coniston (Phoenix Theatre).

Please book which session you would like to audition for. If you believe you are eligible for more than one age or gender group you can book more than one audition slot - this means you would need to perform your 2-minute monologue in each session booked. You will get an email once your booking has been confirmed on our end. 

If you have not already sent us your CV you can upload it now. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
If you have not already sent us your headshot please upload here. Headshots and CV's are provided to directors for perusal after each audition session. Professional actor headshots are preferred. If you don't have one, any picture which shows your face nice and close is acceptable.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.

Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2019

The seventh annual Short+Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival  will run for six sensational weeks at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz from January 24th to March 9th, 2019

The full schedule for the Festival will be announced soon but in the meantime here's your chance to register for the UAE's number one theatre event.

To register as an ACTOR click HERE

To register as a DIRECTOR click HERE


To regsiter as a WRITER/Enter a SCRIPT click HERE

To register as BACK STAGE CREW click HERE

To register your interest as an AUDIENCE MEMBER click HERE


SCRIPT ENTRY - 5pm, Sunday September 30

ITC and DIRECTOR REGISTRATION - 5pm, Monday October 15

ACTOR REGISTRATION - 5pm, Monday October 22

NDI: Fee Discount and Waiver Application

Please complete the following form to apply for a fee waiver or discount for the New Director's Initiative.

We will be in touch with the outcome of your waiver application once final participants have been confirmed.


New Directors Initiative Registration: Sydney 2018

Welcome to the Short+Sweet New Director's Program. Over two weekends in August, you’ll learn some of the basic skills required to direct a play and get valuable hands-on experience working with scripts, actors and writers. You’ll also have the opportunity to get a reserved slot in the 2019 Short+Sweet Festival (Sydney).

please provide your mobile number
Please give us a description of your artistic experience and an overview of your theatre background. If you have a curriculum vitae you may also submit it below.
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.


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