SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE 2019
In the place where the mountains meet the sea, Short+Sweet Illawarra returns for its second annual season of ten-minute plays. 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.
Director Registrations (open until Friday 5th July)
Actor Registrations (opens Monday 3rd June)
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Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Illawarra 2019!
Independent Theatre Companies (ITCs) may pitch their ten minute performance using this form. You don't have to be an established organisation - even a loose collection of creatives is fine by us. This form allows you to tell us what you want to do, and we'll use the information... read more
Registrations are now open for new and experienced directors to take the helm of one of our shortlisted local and international scripts at the very first Short+Sweet Illawarra.
As a director you would be responsible for selecting your play out of the... read more
SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE 2019
Direct Script Submission
If you would like to submit your ten-minute script for Short+Sweet Illawarra direct, please complete the form below. Applying directly means you would like to have a short play you have written submitted for performance at Short+Sweet Illawarra 2019. Writers can submit more than one play... read more
With the expansion of the Illawarra Short+Sweet festival there are so many ways of being involved!
WRITERS - DIRECT SCRIPT SUBMISSION
To submit a script for our Theatre season click here.
Submissions close end of June 2019
INDEPENDENT THEATRE COMPANY (ITC) SUBMISSIONS
To submit a complete play, including script/director and cast - you can submit as an Independent Theatre Company.
This is perfect for existing Illawarra theatre groups, or a new team of creatives working together for the first time.
To submit an ITC entry click here.
To register to direct one of the plays in our Short+Sweet Illawarra Theatre Top 20 click here.
Registrations for actors will be opening soon.
PRODUCTION TEAM CONTACTS
SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA SEASON 2019
After launching a successful inaugural season of plays in 2018, Short+Sweet Illawarra is expanding!
Alongside our Top 20 Season of Theatre, we will be adding FILM, CABARET, YOUTH, COMEDY and our own GALA FINAL SHOWCASE - featuring the best works from all our strands!
Festival Performance Schedule
14 - 15 September | SHORT+SWEET YOUTH
19 September | SHORT+SWEET COMEDY
20 - 22 September | SHORT+SWEET CABARET
27 - 29 September | SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 20 (Week 1)
11 - 13 October | SHORT+SWEET THEATRE TOP 20 (Week 2)
17 - 20 October | SHORT+SWEET FILM
25 - 26 October | SHORT+SWEET GALA FINALS
THEATRE FESTIVAL TIMELINE
Script Submissions Open Monday 27th May
ITC Entries Open Monday 27th May
Director Registrations Open Monday 27th May
Actor Registrations Open Monday 3rd June
Script Submissions Close Sunday 30th June
Director Registrations Close Friday 5th July
ITC Submissions Close Saturday 6th July
Director/Play Allocations Sunday 7th July
Director’s Briefing Sunday 14th July
Auditions Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 July
Festival Launch Friday 16th August
Production Meetings Sunday 8th September
Tech Rehearsals Monday 23rd – Tuesday 24th September
Dress Rehearsal Thursday 26th September
Performance Week 1 27th – 29th September
Performance Week 2 11th – 13th October