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3 Sep 2017 to 20 May 2018
20 Sep 2017 to 12 May 2018
26 Jan 2018 to 3 Mar 2018
When
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 to Sunday, October 21, 2018
Where
Harbour Theatre Shellharbour (Home of the Roo Theatre Co.) &
Bridge St Theatre Coniston (Home of the Phoenix Theatre Co.)
Coniston NSW 2500
Australia
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SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA 2018

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 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.

Script submissions are open, to submit your script click on the Script Submissions link above. You can also submit as an Independent Theatre Company, meaning you can submit not only a script - but you can choose your own creative team including director and actors!

Performance Season

Week 1 of Short+Sweet Illawarra will launch at the Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour - home of the Roo Theatre Company. 
Week 2 will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston - home of the Phoenix Theatre.

Principal Festival Partners

Submissions are now open for local community and independent theatre companies to submit a script, including director and actors to be considered for the inaugural Short+Sweet Illawarra season in October.

You don't need to be an established theatre group to submit an ITC entry, even a loose collection of creatives is fine by us. All we ask is that your play is no more than ten minutes... read more

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... read more

Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Illawarra 2018! 

Submitting as an Independent Theatre Company entry into Short+Sweet Illawarra gives a group of local artists the chance to submit not only a script for consideration, but be able to work with their own creative team. 

An ITC entry must at the very least have both a... read more

WEEK 1 - HARBOUR THEATRE, Shellharbour

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    TOP 20 - WEEK 1

    2nd - 7th October 2018


    Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour
    Home of the Roo Theatre Company


WEEK 2 - BRIDGE ST THEATRE, Coniston

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    TOP 20 - WEEK 2

    16-21 October 2018


    Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston 
    Home of the Phoenix Theatre Company


     


Our Team

  1. Enquiries regarding the festival can be sent to luke.berman@shortandsweet.org


    Producer / Festival Director - Luke Berman


    Production Manager / Stage Manager - Monica Kickert


    Want to join our team?

    Email luke.berman@shortandsweet.org your CV and details on how you would most like to get involved behind the scenes.


Key Dates + Deadlines

  1. 2018 Festival Deadlines


    Script Submissions close 30 April 2018


    Independent Theatre Company Submission close 31 May 2018


    Open Auditions 14 - 22 July 2018


    Short+Sweet Illawarra Launch 2 June 2018