Submit a script for Short+Sweet Dubai 2017

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 16 October 2016

Short+Sweet Dubai is currently accepting submissions of ten-minute plays. Submit your script here to be considered for Dubai's fifth annual Short+Sweet festival.

SHORT+SWEET is an Australian organisation that runs the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world, as well as educational workshops and training programmes.

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Do NOT include readings or moved readings
The number of roles in your play that can be performed by either male or female actors
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Only pdf, doc and docx less than 5MB.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Register as a Director Dubai 2017

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 16 October 2016

Register your interest as a Director for Short+Sweet Dubai 2017, 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 receive this year and a line-up of amazing actors. You will have the opportunity to direct a 10-minute performance during the Top 40 or the Wildcards and, if selected, participate in the Red Carpet Gala Final! 

HOW IT WORKS

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Please attach a brief CV detailing your experience. Max 5MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Register as an ITC Dubai 2017

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 16 October 2016

Register your Independent Theatre Company (ITC) here for Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2017, the biggest little play festival in the world!

ITCs are invited to register as the whole package! If you have a team of people – writer + director + cast – with whom you have created a 10-minute piece of theatre then REGISTER HERE!

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Please provide names of all proposed artists. If unknown at this stage, please live this section blank.
Please attach a script or one-page concept (this can just be a one-page pitch if no script is available). Max 2MB. PDF / DOC / DOCX accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Please upload relevant CVs of your key artists, including their professional experience and past projects. Max. 4MB. JPG, PNG, PDF, DOC.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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(Optional) Please attach any further support material that you feel may benefit this application, e.g. company history, images of past production, or evidence of further planning for this project. Max. 4MB. Most formats accepted. Recommended: JPG, PNG, PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, MOV, MP3, WAV, ZIP.
Files must be less than 4 MB.
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Register as an Actor Dubai 2017

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 10 November 2016

Register your interest as an Actor for Short+Sweet Dubai 2017, the biggest little play festival in the world!

Registering as an actor for the Short+Sweet Festival means that you will have the opportunity to audition for all of the festival’s directors at once. We will be producing around 80 plays – your perfect role could be in any one of them!

Registrations close on Thursday 10 November. Auditions will be held on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 November 2016.

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Please indicate which audition dates you are available for. You may select more than one.
If you have participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what your involvement was. Please include years and production titles.
Please attach a recent headshot. Max. 4MB. PNG / JPG / TIF accepted.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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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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Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2017

Short+Sweet is the largest festival of 10 minute plays in the world! And now it’s back in its fifth successful year in Dubai. The 2017 Short+Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival will be held at The Junction Theatre in Al Quoz and The Madinat Theatre @ the Souk Madinat  from 3 February to 10 March 2017.

Over six jam-packed weeks, more than 250 of Dubai’s most exciting actors, writers, directors and Independent Theatre Companies will present seventy 10-minute plays. The festival will include something for everyone - comedy, drama, romance and thrillers – and all in just 10 minutes!

Plays presented in the festival will include the best 10-minute plays from around the world as well as scripts by some of Dubai’s top playwrights, including some exciting new talent. The plays will be performed by actors from Dubai, other emirates - Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and international groups.

 

Clone of Program Information 2016

DUE: Mon 30 May

We will be producing program booklets for free distribution before the festival opens. In order to make this work, we will need your program details quite early on.
This includes: play title, writer credit, director credit, company name (if applicable to ITCs), cast list, and a short 2-sentence blurb (max 50 words). We may have some or all of these details already, but this is your chance to re-word how they appear in the program and in other publicity materials.

Only if applicable, generally for ITCs and some cabaret acts.
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Please use this field if you have any extra creative credits (ie. choreographer) to add, or if you wish to use an alternative credit to those above (ie. devised by). Please include full names. You may use this space for more than one credit.
Please list the full names of your performers. You do not need to include the parts that they are playing.
Please write a short blurb to represent your work. If you are directing a script, you do not need to use the synopsis from the script catalogue. Your blurb should not include any spoilers. It should fit with your specific vision for the production. Max. 50 words.

Clone of Tech Requirements Form 2016

This form is to help us coordinate resources so that we can best support the requirements of your work. Please answer all of the questions to the best of your knowledge BEFORE your production meeting. We will then discuss anything that needs more detail as a part of the meeting.

Please write a brief description of your required lighting states. You do not need to know specifics - it is often a good idea to describe the mood or effect you're trying to achieve, rather than describing what lights should be used.
Please write a brief description of the music and/or sound effects that you will be providing for use in your production.
Intended for cabaret only. Only applicable for theatre in special circumstances. Please describe any microphones you require and how you intend to use them. Please be as specific as possible regarding placement and use.
Please describe any instruments that you will be bringing into the space, or any instruments that you require from us (ie. a piano).
Please list any items of furniture you intend to use. Please also note whether you will be providing the item or whether it is a request for us to supply (some shared pieces may be available, depending on requests).
Please list all major props you will be using.
Please briefly describe what happens on stage during your performance. In particular, please note any activity that may incur risks or special attention.
Is there anything else we should know about? For example, use of AV projection (only available in some venues), audience participation, likelihood of a big mess... etc.
OPTIONAL. If you have it ready, you are encouraged to upload a digital prompt copy script. For details on how to prepare this, see the link in above description. Max. 4MB. Accepts DOC, DOCX formats.
Files must be less than 6 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
OPTIONAL. If it is useful for you, you are welcome to upload a floor plan indicating how you are using the performance space. If this does not feel applicable, we can draw it out in your production meeting instead. Max. 6MB. Accepts PDF, JPG, BMP, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX formats.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
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Clone of Book Complimentary Tickets: QLD 2016

DUE: No later than 4 days before your performance

All registered festival artists (writers, directors, and performers whose work is being presented at the festival) are entitled to reserve ONE complimentary ticket to their own performance strand. This can be used by themselves or by a friend. Please note that directors are also entitled to house seats (for details, please see artist info pack). Please do not attempt to book more than one complimentary ticket. For any concerns, contact [email protected].

Please note: this name must have been registered by the director.
The name of the person who will collect the ticket from box office. Leave blank if it is the same name.

Clone of Confirm your Team 2016

DUE: Monday 23 May
Once you have confirmed your full team, please let us know. We will require each person’s email address and mobile phone number in case we need to contact them.
It is important that we have a record of each person on your team to make sure they receive access to backstage and a complimentary ticket. This applies to performers or creatives that are directly involved in the creation of your work

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Please add the following details for each performer/creative directly involved in your project. 'Role' can refer to character name or creative contribution (ie. pianist). If you have less than 8 team members, please ignore the extra boxes. If you have more than 8 team members, please submit a second form or alternatively, send us an email.

Support Short+Sweet Hollywood

We're always looking for people who want to support Short+Sweet off the stage or perhaps as a way to ease back on it or writing for it.

There is plenty to do to make the magic happen and we can use all the help we can get.

We need:

Volunteers for

Promotion
Production
House Staff
Interns

Donations

501c3 sponsored
Supplies
Ad Space

Sponsors

Let us know how you want to get involved.

e.g. John Smith
If you have participated in Short+Sweet previously, please describe what your involvement was. Please include years and production titles.
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