The Short + Sweet Festival is Back!

Short + Sweet

The festival that showcases the best 10 minute plays is back!

The call for entries begins! Visit to submit a script or to register as a Director or ITC to participate in the World’s Biggest Little Play Festival.


About Short + Sweet

Short + Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful Theatre, Dance, Cabaret, and Song Festivals around the world. It provides audiences with exciting and contemporary works that challenge and entertain. Short + Sweet’s mission is to build theatre-going audiences around the world.

Beginning as a small festival of 10 minute plays in Sydney, Australia, it has grown into a global organization. Short + Sweet has made a huge impact on the Australian theatre scene through developing new, original work with emerging artists and providing a platform for established artists to showcase their talents.

Its vision – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time!

Click here for details about Short+Sweet Manila 2015.

3 Aims of the Festival

  • DEVELOP the artistry and craft of acting, directing, writing, dancing, choreography, singing and many other forms of theatre-making.
    We create a fun and professional workplace with high levels of administrative and technical support. Our artists learn from each other, and from experienced theatre professionals. We facilitate a supportive environment for theatre practitioners to network and to find support for their future.
  • SHOWCASE ten-minute performances. To create a platform for artists’ telling stories.
    We provide the space for theatre practitioners to showcase their performance skills to new audiences and industry professionals. Our artists have a safe place to tell stories in their chosen field.
  • CREATE EXCELLENCE. To stimulate and entertain audiences with 10 minute works
    We believe short form theatre can move audiences as effectively as long form. All Short+Sweet seasons consist of high-quality 10 minute pieces. We achieve this through a vigorous, merit-based process, employing an open call for material, auditions, and artist interviews.This will be Short + Sweet’s third year in Manila. We can’t wait to see it!

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