Sharp Short Theatre

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 05 June - 25 June 2022
Category Youth Theatre Competition

Riverside Theatres presents
SHARP SHORT THEATRE 2022
Schools’ Short Play Competition

Sharp Short Theatre is a chance for young writers, directors and performers to showcase their stories on Riverside’s stage and learn from industry mentors.

All entries perform in a heat. The best pieces are invited to perform in the final where students are awarded prizes in categories including best script, best direction, best performance and best overall production. Plays come from all theatrical genres including comedy, documentary, suspense, period, drama and fantasy, giving students a chance to play to their strengths and interests and let their imaginations run wild!

Come and support our budding future stars as they perform live on stage!


Riverside Theatres is a registered COVID Safe venue with the NSW Government. The health and safety of all Riverside patrons and staff is at the forefront of all our operations. Our policies are consistently reviewed and will be updated in line with NSW Health guidelines and advice. Please review our Conditions of Entry & Patron Safety page prior to attending Riverside Theatres for the most up-to-date information.

If you have any questions and would like to discuss this with a member of our team, please contact our Box Office staff on 02 8839 3399 or email boxoffice_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

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Photo by Grant Leslie Photography

SUITABLE FOR YEARS 3 – 12
(Stages 2 – 6)


From the Program Coordinator…
This event is a gem as it provides a rare opportunity for students to perform their original work in a professional venue with the help of professional mentors, stage managers and technical staff. The transformative power of students having agency over their creations is such a delight to witness. Sharp Short Theatre is a must for students interested in performing arts, creative writing or leadership (as the students are directors of their work too). If you have been thinking of dipping your toes into a participatory drama production, this is a great place to start.


According to the exemption under the public health order (COVID 19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (NSW) under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), issued on February 1 2021, organised groups who enter a premises as part of a school, child care, aged care or disability group are not required to provide the premises with contact details of every person in their group. This is subject to the following conditions:

  • It is duty of the group organiser (teacher or carer) to keep an electronic record of the entire group and their contact details for 28 days after the event.
  • The group organiser must provide the premises (Riverside Theatres) with at least two contacts to make available to NSW Health.

Curriculum Links and Resources
Download the Curriculum Links here: Sharp Short Theatre Curriculum Links


Schools Bookings
For further information and to book please contact our Education Booking Coordinator on 02 8839 3308 or email education_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au, or fill in our Schools Bookings Form here.


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Dates and Times:

HEAT 1 – Sunday 5 June 2022 at 7:30pm
HEAT 2 – Monday 6 June 2022 at 7:30pm
HEAT 3 – Tuesday 7 June 2022 at 7:30pm
HEAT 4 – Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 7:30pm
HEAT 5 – Thursday 9 June 2022 at 7:30pm

FINAL – Saturday 25 June 2022 at 7:30pm

Duration

Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 20 minute interval

Ticket Prices

PARTICIPANTS - REGISTRATION
Per Entry
$30
AUDIENCE - HEATS
Adults
$20
Concession $16
AUDIENCE - FINAL
All Tickets
$22

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $4.60
Counter $4.60
School Bookings $4.60
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