Home >> Form >> Register as a Director

Register as a Director

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 6th November 2014

Register your interest as a Director for Short+Sweet Dubai 2015, the biggest little play festival in the world!

If you are selected as a Director for the festival, you will get to pick from the top scripts from Dubai based and international writers which we will receive this year and a line-up of amazing actors. You will have the opportunity to direct a 10-minute performance during the Top 30 or the Wildcards and, if selected, participate in the Red Carpet Gala Finals! 


Short+Sweet Dubai stages around 65 plays, each put in the hands of capable UAE based directors. Open to both the experienced and fresh blood, Short+Sweet gives hundreds of artists an opportunity to write, perform, develop, and direct, while encouraging audiences to see some brand new works on stage!

S+S Dubai is separated into two divisions: the Top 30 and the Wildcards.

Around 200 scripts are shortlisted from the thousands received year-round by Short+Sweet and are selected by directors. Those selected  are performed and assessed by Judges and the audience to determine the best of the best to win a spot in the Red Carpet Gala Finals.


Director Registrations Close: Thursday 6th November 2014

Successful Directors Notified: Thursday 13th November 2014

Directors' workshop: Friday 28 November 2014

Auditions: Friday 5th and Saturday 6th December 2014

Festival: Thursday 5 February to Saturday 14 March 2015


All dates are subject to change. All required information and notice will be provided to successful Directors.

Participation is on a voluntary basis. Participants in the Festival will not be entitled to any payments for fees, salaries, travel, per diems or accommodation.

For further information regarding Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai, visit our facebook page on www.facebook.com/shortandsweetdubai, follow us on Twitter @shortsweetdubai or contact the Festival Director by email shortandsweetdubai@gmail.com or call +971 (0)52 761 4055

Thank you for applying to be a part of our festival!

including country/area codes
Please attach a brief CV detailing your experience. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
Hold down the CTRL key to select multiple options