SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA 2018
In the place where the mountains meet the sea, Short+Sweet Illawarra launches its inaugural season of ten-minute plays with a top 20 season at two venues in the Wollongong region 2018. The Illawarra is an untapped theatre heartland, boasting hundreds of actors, writers and directors,. The Illawarra supports a vibrant community theatre scene second to none in regional Australia.
With a focus on regional artist development, Short+Sweet will look at providing a pathway for regional emerging artists to have their work seen by the wider theatre community, as well as contribute to the region’s diversity in its performing arts community.
Script submissions are open. Writers please note, being our first year, writers are permitted to submit a piece that has already been staged in the Illawarra. This will not be possible in future seasons. Please note that if your script has already been staged at Short+Sweet Sydney it may participate however will be ineligible to progress beyond Illawarra.
Week 1 of Short+Sweet Illawarra will launch at the Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour - home of the Roo Theatre Company.
Week 2 will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston - home of the Phoenix Theatre.
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Any entries received will be considered for the following festivals:
Short+Sweet Illawarra 2018 | Short+Sweet Sydney 2019
For the one entry fee of just AU$20, your script will be considered for all of the festivals above, as well as any additional festivals we run in 2019. Some of the past highest-rated entries were performed four or more times. Preference will... read more
WEEK 1 - HARBOUR THEATRE, Shellharbour
TOP 20 - WEEK 1
2nd - 7th October 2018
Harbour Theatre, Shellharbour
Home of the Roo Theatre Company
WEEK 2 - BRIDGE ST THEATRE, Coniston
TOP 20 - WEEK 2
16-21 October 2018
Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston
Home of the Phoenix Theatre Company