Short+Sweet Central Coast

*Tickets on sale now - Laycock st Community theatre - 0243233233
*Short+Sweet Central Coast would like to thank Central Coast Council and Star 104.5 FM for their sponsorship

* Short+Sweet Central Coast is proud to announce support from S+S Sydney with the Grand Final winner from S+S Central Coast 

  Going into Sydney Grand Final in March 2017

* Other prizes include Cash prizes 

 and recording time in local recording studio for possible vocal performances.


* Other prizes awarded will be:-


Any entries received will be considered for the following Short+Sweet festivals in 2017 (and 2018):

Abu Dhabi + Auckland + Brisbane + Canberra + Central Coast (NSW) + Chennai + Dubai + Gold Coast + Hobart + Hollywood + Kolkata + Kuala Lumpur + Manila + Melbourne + Penang + Sydney (2018) + Townsville + Wellington

For the one entry fee of AU$20, your script will be considered for all of the above festivals. Some of the highest-rated entries from previous years were performed four or more times.

including country/area codes
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Short+Sweet Hollywood 2016 Winners!


In 3 weekends we have presented - 62 plays with 60 directors, 60 writers and 307 actors - and only 12 staff members made this festival happen!

Best Production: 
by Jeffery Fisher-Smith
Directed by Todd Felderstein
Dale Raoul & Ray Thompson

People’s choice: 
Bridgett and Iain 
by Norelle Scott
Directed by Leah Patterson 
Vivienne Powell and Damian Sommerlad

Best Playwright award: 
by Jeffrey Fischer-Smith

Short+Sweet Central Coast

Any entries received will be considered for Short+Sweet Central Coast

Please upload your video link of your 10 minute piece (acting, dance, song, musical or other), that will be considered for Short+Sweet Central Coast, as well as any additional festivals we run in 2017. 
Some of the highest-rated entries from both 2014, 2015 and 2016 were performed four or more times at various festivals.


including country/area codes
Do NOT include readings or moved readings
Style of submission piece
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Short + Sweet Central Coast

The 'biggest' little festival in the world is coming to the Central Coast! 'Everything theatre' features the best Central Coast performers in all areas of theatre performance... Short+Sweet Central Coast is on it's way!

Short+Sweet Central Coast,  is calling for submissions from 16+ Central Coast and NSW residents who are looking for a platform to launch their professional careers or those that are already seasoned professionals. 

The top acts (solo and ensemble) will be selected after an audition process, presented over 3 nights climaxing with a gala final and awards evening complete with a panel of industry judges, where generous cash and industry prizes are presented.

Short+Sweet Central Coast, is a proven vibrant, socially inclusive and innovative festival that allows Central Coast artists on the cusp of their professional careers, the ability to gain professional industry exposure right here on the Central Coast.

Welcome to the world of Short+Sweet. A more creative world- 10 minutes at a time!

We are now accepting registrations for actors, dancers, voice, cabaret, musical theatre and all areas of stage performance. 



Submissions NOW - until 7th January 2017


22, 27, 29 January 2017

gala final, awards presentation:

Saturday 4th February 2017

Contact: [email protected]

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How would you like to become a Short+Sweet script assessor?

Short+Sweet receives thousands of script submissions from all over the world every year. Each script is read between three and five times as part of our Assessment Process, hence, we are always on the lookout for experienced writers, teachers and theatre professionals to join us as Script Assessors.

Why become an assessor.

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If you have participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what your involvement was. Please include years and production titles.
Please attach a brief CV detailing your experience. Max 2MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 3 MB.
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