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Fast+Fresh Dance now open for entries

Anja Mujic.

Hot on the heels of its knockout 2011 season, Fast+Fresh Dancewill return in November to showcase short dance works choreorgaphed and performed by Sydney’s finest young talent. FORM Dance Projects is seeking young choreographers and dancers to participate in the season hosted at Riverside Theatres Parramatta. Over the season more…

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Actor helps home invasion victim, Sydney

Kerry Fluhr

Late yesterday afternoon, a home invasion and robbery took place in the Sydney suburb of Newtown, and it was the theatre community who came to the rescue. A female victim was robbed and tied up inside a house in Bray Lane, Newtown, just below the King Street Theatre ahead of…

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The show must go on: A short and not so sweet story

Just the ticket. Image by Kerry Fluhr

Short+Sweet Sydney is well underway at King Street Theatre Newtown, sailing smoothly into week three of this year’s festival. But this week has been anything but smooth for Pete Malicki, Artistic Director of the short play festival, who received a call on Monday from director John Wood in a panic. An…

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Short+Sweet Sydney 2012 opens this week

Short+Sweet Sydney 2012 opens this week

Kicking off the new year with 10 tasty theatrical treats is week one of Short+Sweet’s 11th season, beginning tomorrow at King Street Theatre, Newtown. Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2012 will present 180 works from January to March – starting at the King Street Theatre (formerly Newtown Theatre) on 4 January. The…

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Youth takes centre stage

The Fast+Fresh Theatre Festival Gala Final took place on Friday, June 25 at Riverside Theatres during which the winners for multiple categories were announced. Prizes were awarded for Best Script, Best Production, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and People’s Choice. Entrants were from schools around NSW an included John…

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Shock result at Short & Sweet Final

Ro Dempsey, centre, winner of the Short+Sweet touring production actor award

Wildcard ‘bolter’ It’s All the Rage scooped pool of the top awards at the Short+Sweet Gala Awards Final at NIDA on Saturday. Prizes valued at over $40,000 were distributed to the best of the fest. The funny… then chilling play – by Melbourne writer Carl J. Sorheim, directed by Susie Hardgrave and…

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Short & Sweet final this week

The finalists for Short+Sweet Sydney 2010 have been confirmed and will battle it out on the big stage at NIDA’s Parade Theatre this weekend. The Gala Final of Short+Sweet is one of the biggest nights on the Sydney Theatre calendar: the best 12 plays from the largest 10 minute play festival…

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