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Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for Short+Sweet Poetry Dubai on September 22 & 23, 2017 hosted by The Junction.
Short+Sweet Dubai is an amazing year long programme of festivals to be held at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: Dhruti Shah D'souza
The first ever Short+Sweet Poetry will be held at the home of Short+Sweet in Dubai, The Junction in Alserkal Avenue Al Quoz, on September 22 & 23, 2017.
The focus of Short+Sweet poetry is the spoken word. All other distractions are removed so that the audience and judges can focus on the words and delivery.
+ Short+Sweet Poetry is performed on a bare stage in a simple pool of light. A lectern or chair can be provided if the poet requires one. No lighting changes, sound FX or projections of any kind are permitted.
+ All poems must be the work of the poet/s and read by the poet/s. There will be three age categories – 12 and under, 13-18 and Open. There is no age limit to participation but the poet must read their own work.
+ Poems may be performed in either Arabic, English, Hindi or Urdu.
+ The poet may read any number of poems but their total stage time must not exceed 5 minutes. The time limit is strictly applied and those who go over 5 minutes are disqualified.
+ Poems must not have been presented at Short+Sweet Poetry Dubai previously.
+ Each heat will have around ten poets reading.
+ A designated number of poets will be selected from each heat by audience and judge’s voting to take place in the Gala Finals of Short+Sweet Poetry. The Festival Director (Dhruti Shah D'souza) may also chose to add additional finalist as the Festival Director’s choice.
+ The following awards will be presented to the winners at the end of the Gala Finals: Best Poet English, Best Poet Arabic, Best Poet Hindi, Best Poet Urdu, Best Poet - Audience’s Choice, Best Poem, Best Poetry Performance, Festival Director's Choice (optional) - in all three categories.
To register for Short+Sweet Poetry please click here
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Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2018!
Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2018!
We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic amateurs. Everyone will be given consideration.
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.
Please provide your details below and the Festival Director or Coordinator will get back to you as soon as possible.
The biggest little play festival in the world is back for its 17th year in Sydney! We featured 130 plays across 8 massive weeks, with 2 exciting new programmes every week!
Our FINALS SERIES is showing now!
Tom Mann Theatre
136 Chalmers Street
Just a 3 minute walk from Central Station!
People’s Choice Showcase
People’s Choice Showcase: Tue 27 Mar - Wed 28 Mar @ 7:30pm
Crew Cut (S+S staff picks)
Crew Cut: Thu 29 Mar - Fri 30 Mar @ 7:30pm
Wildcards Finals: Sat 31 Mar @ 3:30pm, Sun 1 Apr @ 2:30pm
Gala Final and Awards
Thu 5 Apr: Gala Finals Performance 1 @ 7:30 pm
Fri 6 Apr: Gala Finals Performance 2 @ 7:30 pm
Sat 7 Apr: Gala Finals Performance 3 (+ Announcements) @ 7:30 pm
FINALS SERIES now on sale! Come and see the winners of our People's Choice, Judges' Choice and S+S Staff votes:
Week 1 Schedule!!!
Written by Elena Stauffer
Directed by Dan Balcaban
George Orwell's 1989 - A "Swift" Ten Minute Adaptation
Written by Steven Hayet
Directed by Charlie Mount
Written & Directed by Cy Chermak
The Boys of Spring and Fall
Written & Directed by Greg Crafts
Written by Con Nats
Directed by Lauren Smerkanich
Welcome to Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! Please register here for our upcoming festivals in Dubai, hosted by The Junction.
Script Submissions Open
Short+Sweet Illawarra is currently taking scripts for its inaugural season of ten-minute theatre on NSW's South Coast. Short+Sweet Illawarra will launch with a Top 20 season over two weeks in October this year.
Writers from Illawarra and South coast are encouraged to submit, as we are looking to have strong local representation amongst the highest rated script entries from around the world.
In the place where the mountains meet the sea, Short+Sweet Illawarra launches its inaugural season of ten-minute plays with a top 20 season at two venues in the Wollongong region in 2018. The Illawarra is an untapped theatre heartland, boasting hundreds of actors, writers and directors. The Illawarra supports a vibrant community theatre scene second to none in regional Australia.
With a focus on regional artist development, Short+Sweet will look at providing a pathway for regional emerging artists to have their work seen by the wider theatre community, as well as contribute to the region’s diversity in its performing arts community.
2018 Performance Season - Top 20
4 - 7 October (8 Plays)
Week 1 of Short+Sweet Illawarra will launch at the Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour - home of the Roo Theatre Company.
PURCHASE WEEK 1 TICKETS HERE
18 - 21 October (11 Plays)
Week 2 will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston - home of the Phoenix Theatre.
PURCHASE WEEK 2 TICKETS HERE
WEEK 1 PREVIEW: CLICK HERE
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