Short and Sweet Melbourne

Wildcard Finals: "Game On"; "Revenge"; and "Delayed", all photos by Christine Pizzuti.
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Country and Region AustraliaVictoria
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Festival Description

Created more than a decade ago by Sydneysider Mark Cleary, Short+Sweet Festivals now run across Australia as well as six other countries worldwide. Short+Sweet is renowned for nurturing new talent, with a number of artists going on to perform at national and international Fringe Festivals and musicals, and win major awards.

Festival Dates November 20 - December 9, 2012
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Festival Events:

Highlights 2012:
  • Award-winning Melbourne actor and impro-artist extraordinaire, Jenny Lovell, in In The Parlour
  • Up-and-coming actor / director Matt O’Reilly in Ringwood ** Taylor Klaus in My Little Shtetl, the life story of Taylor Klaus’s 98-year-old grandma, told partly in Yiddish with the backing of a Klezmer band.
  • New dance works by international award-winning choreographers Charmaine Dully (Canada, Ireland) and Lina Limonsani (Chunky Move, Australian Dance Theatre; Scotland, Holland)
  • ‘Creature of the night’, Zak Love, featuring costumes designed by Poly Filla
  • Tragicomical bride, Lucy Gransbury, in Dragostea Mea
  • Star of Rock Of Ages, Rachel Dunham, playing Oprah Winfrey in Oprahfication
  • Cabaret favourite Kitty Bang (Kate Boston Smith) in A Very Kitty Christmas
  • An understudy who dreams of finally getting the top gig, new mum Amanda Buckley in Hayley Burton — Ready To Role.


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  • Chapel off Chapel
    12 Little Chapel Street
    Prahran, Victoria


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