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Short+Sweet Dance is a festival of 10 minute dance pieces. We provide a platform for independent choreographers, dancers, and companies to experiment with new ideas, concepts and movement styles. Short+Sweet Dance develops emerging talent, fosters industry relations, and develops new audiences for dance.

Short+Sweet Dance caters to audiences who want to experience new dance works served to them in pint-sized presentations.

Dance styles at our Festivals include:

  • Contemporary
  • Physical theatre
  • Flamenco
  • Burlesque
  • Circus arts
  • Lyrical
  • Neo-classical
  • Street dance

Want to choreograph a piece in a style not listed above? Submit a completed application form for upcoming festivals and we’ll be glad to consider it. 

Participants can gain professional recognition by winning awards such as:

  • Most Outstanding Choreography
  • Best New Talent
  • Most Promising Male Dancer
  • Most Promising Female Dancer
  • People’s Choice Award

Keep an eye on What's On to find out more about upcoming Short+Sweet Dance festivals near you.