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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, July 2, 2018 to Saturday, July 14, 2018
Home of the Arts
135 Bundall Rd
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
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Applications are now open for SHORT+SWEET THEATRE GOLD COAST 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. 



2 - 14 July in The Space

1 + 2 September, Gala Finals at The Brisbane Powerhouse.


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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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 Gold Coast venue, Home of the Arts... 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