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3 Sep 2017 to 20 May 2018
20 Sep 2017 to 12 May 2018
28 Jan 2018 to 31 Mar 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018 to Sunday, July 1, 2018
Brisbane Powerhouse
119 Lamington Street
New Farm QLD 4005
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Applications are now open for SHORT+SWEET THEATRE BRISBANE 2018.

As we enter our 10th year of making bite-sized theatre in south-east Queensland, we're really excited for you to get in on the action. 


If you're interested in what we get up to at Short+Sweet Queensland, check out the full 2017 program here:

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Applications are open for actor auditions for this years Short+Sweet Festival. We will be auditioning for both Brisbane and Gold Coast strands on the 26th of April

As an added bonus, this year we will not only be auditioning for the directors of Short+Sweet Theatre 2018, but also for the filmmakers of our new 2019 Short+Sweet Film Festival. 

You will have the... read more

Registrations close March 21.

To register as an ITC (Independent Theatre Company), we want you to sell us the idea for your show. What makes it unique? And why is your team perfectly suited? 

In your registration, we ask that you include a script or concept – this can just be a one-page pitch if no script is available yet. You can also optionally include one... read more

If you are selected as a Director for the festival, you will be given the choice of over 50 shortlisted scripts and a lineup of amazing actors to choose from. With our support, you will direct a compelling 10-minute play for presentation to an enthusiastic public audience at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse.

Registrations... read more


  1. For any enquiries, please email shortsweet.production@gmail.com

    Executive Producer - Sean Dennehy

    Festival Director - Joshua McCann-Thomson

    Assistant Festival Manager - Angela Goh

    Logistics Intern - Jessica O’Callaghan