Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020
The biggest little play festival in the world is now entering its 19th year in its hometown of Sydney and will be returning to the Tom Mann Theatre in Surry Hills from Feb 14 to April 19 2020.
We will be returning once again with a smorgasbord of 10-minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with hundreds of talented actors, writers and directors showcasing their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre.
This year's categories include the Top 80, Under 25’s, Women’s Week and LGBTQ Theatre.
If you are an ITC (Independent Theatre Company) you may direct and act in your own plays. Directors are allowed to direct a maximum of one play in Short+Sweet, unless otherwise granted permission by the Festival Director. Submissions 1st November 2019.
To register as an ITC Click Here
Venue: Village @ AMPA | 4/85 O'Riordan St, Alexandria
If you have a passion for the theatre and would like to be a part of a great team then send an email to email@example.com. We have roles waiting for you behind the scenes in production, props, front of house, sponsorship and more!!! We’d love to hear from you!
We also have some amazing opportunities for partnership and sponsorship. So, if you and your organisation would like to get involved then please let us know - we'd love to hear from you!
We look forward to welcoming writers, directors and performers to share the 2020 Short+Sweet Sydney Festival seasons at the Tom Mann Theatre, 136 Chalmers Street Surrey Hills.
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Thank you for your interest in performing in the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Sydney 2020!
We welcome professional and enthusiastic amateurs actors alike. Everyone will be given consideration.
If you are selected as an actor, you will be contacted by the director of one of the plays you have been selected for.
Before registering, please check the key festival... read more
Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020!
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 you... read more
Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2020!
We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic amateurs. Everyone will be given consideration.
If you are selected as a director, you will be sent all the relevant information regarding selecting your script in due course. Before registering, please check the... read more
SHORT+SWEET SYDNEY 2019
October 11 | Closing date for script entries
October 25 | Writers notified of shortlist
November 1 | Closing date for Directors and ITCs
November 8 | Directors and ITCs selected and notified
November 15 | Actor registrations close
November 24 | Auditions - 11am - 12pm / 1.30pm - 3.30pm / 4pm - 6pm
February 1 | Festival Launch 8pm
S+S SHOW WEEKS:
WEEK 1 | 13 - 16 February
WEEK 2 | 20 - 23 February (LGTBQ week)
WEEK 3 | 27 February - 1 March
WEEK 4 | 5 - 8 March (Women’s Week)
WEEK 5 | 12 - 15 March
WEEK 6 | 19 - 22 March
WEEK 7 | 26 - 29 March
WEEK 8 | 2 - 5 April
EASTER WEEKEND - 9 -12 April NO SHOWS
FINALS WEEK 17-18-19 April
GALA FINALS AND AWARDS 25 April
Mark Cleary | Artistic Director
Sarah Purdue | S+S Festival Director
Lydia Kelly | S+S Production Manager
Alyssa Gillgren S+S Director's Co-ordinator
Olga Tamara | DA (temporary position)
Alex Broun | S+S Literary Manager
Luke Berman | Website Support