Short+Sweet: actors, directors and ITCs call out!

Registrations for Sydney now open!

Actors & Directors wanted
Short+Sweet Sydney is producing 160 plays from Jan-Mar 2013. We are looking for more artists to get involved, with room for 160 directors and Independent Theatre Companies and up to 600 actors. Registrations close within a few weeks, so sign up today! Please forward this email to any artists you know who might like to get involved. See here for more details:

You can also see the great ads a bunch of S+S regulars made to promote registrations.

Script entries for Sydney closing soon

Deadline for script submissions to S+S Sydney, Fri 14th Sep 11:59pm
Finally, the script deadline for anyone wanting to enter Short+Sweet Sydney 2013 (as well as three other S+S festivals) is this Fri 14th Sep at 11:59pm. If you’re sitting on a 10 min masterpiece, we want to see it! We will shortlist close to 200 scripts for our festival and we want more work to choose from. To submit, follow this link:

International News

S+S Mumbai finished last week with 30 new works from the subcontinent and beyond. Festival Director Ira Dubey is presenting her second festival. Check out the details in this story from the Mumbai Theatre Guide.

Meanwhile in Malaysia the first ever Short+Sweet Penang opens next week with Executive Producer Joe Hasham and Festival Director Faridah Merican presenting both Dance and Theatre programs. The Kuala Lumpur program (starting next month) has been expanded to include Theatre, Musical Theatre, Dance and, for the first time anywhere in the world – Short+Sweet Comedy featuring 10 local stand-up comedians.
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Short+Sweet Canberra Update

Short+Sweet Canberra 2012 finished last week with a stunning sold out Gala Final at the Canberra Theatre Centre.

Under the guidance of guest Festival Director Alex Broun, the Festival set new box office records for Short+Sweet in the nation’s capital and delighted audiences with the high quality of acting, directing and writing on show.

Look out for the winners of Short+Sweet Canberra 2012 – Smart Jimmy and Slow Bob and Paradise – at Short+Sweet Sydney 2013!


FREE Masterclass – Movement & Stage Combat
Over the past two months we’ve been running a FREE Masterclass Series, giving you the opportunity to come and learn from industry experts on a range of topics. The next installment in the Series is our Movement & Stage Combat Masterclass with Scott Witt.


Date: Mon 24th September 2012
Time: 7pm-9pm
Venue: King Street Theatre, Newtown

Scott Witt has been active in theatre and television for over 25 years and has been acting, adapting, writing, fight directing, directing and or clowning for Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, Griffin, Opera Australia, La Boite Theatre, Queensland Theatre Company and many more places. Currently, Scott is the Associate Lecturer in Movement at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Registration for our Movement & Stage Combat Masterclass is compulsory and can be done via this link:

Read more about our Masterclass series:

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