The Australian-based Short+Sweet Theater
will be showcasing 10 minuter plays in Manila this February for the first time. Auditions will be held on January 11, 2014
at Tanghalang Hermogenes Ylagan, Faculty Center UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1-5 pm. Experience the Short + Sweet-est 10 minutes of theatre performance!
The Sydney program of S+S is now the biggest short play festival in the world. Other cities to host annual festivals include: Mumbai, Melbourne, Singapore, Canberra, Kuala Lumpur, Newcastle, Chennai, New Delhi, Dubai, Bengalaru, Penang, Brisbane, and now, Manila.
Festival participants are made up from established, emerging and aspiring actors, writers, directors, singers, choreographers, composers and musicians. S+S is a powerful developmental program that provides them with a professional platform to showcase their talent and foster professional career opportunities in the stage, film, TV and radio.
Short+Sweet Dubai 2013 Winner: “Perfect Stillness”
TOP 21 PLAYS (PLAY-DIRECTOR):
(as of January 8, 2014)
Stars and Science – Karen Gaerlan
Theatre in the Red – Riki Benedicto
Death in Ten Minutes – Erika Estacio
Unveiled – Mark Benjamin Marcos
Sa Taluktok, Sa Paanan – Jerome Ignacio
Loving in the Park – Pancho Martes
Last Drinks – Chic San Agustin
And What a Damn Fine Morning – Julius Tabos
Status Update – Dominique Victoria
Blabbermouth – Jay Caluag
The Loop – Alaine Allanigue
Spiderman – Red Portales
Pordaboys – Neil Tolentino
Backsliding – Oscar Galiano ITC
May Silbi Man ang Giliw – Lawrence Roxas
Intentions – Rolando Inocencio
Spaceman and Executioner – Jay Crisostomo
Anjelica – Jerson Guiwa
Reading Lamouche – John Mark Yap
Here to Serve You – Guelen Luarca
Short + Sweet, in collaboration with the University of Philippines, will be hosting theShort+Sweet Theatre Festival in Manila from 26 Feb 2014 to 9 March 2014.