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Short + Sweet Theatre

2 hours (incl. 10 minute interval)

Performance Time: 7:00pm

1, 2, 3 September - Theatre Group 1

5, 6, 7 September - Theatre Group 2 - details about which acts are in each group are below.

8 September - Gala Final for Short + Sweet Theatre featuring the best of the Short + Sweet Theatre Festival and a prize-giving ceremony.

Concession Rate:  Available for students with ID and seniors with Gold Cards. 

Please note, this event is for ages 16+

Short + Sweet Theatre TAPAC

10 minutes to make a statement, 10 minutes to connect, 10 minutes with Short+Sweet Festival Theatre! See some of Auckland's most exciting new short theatre works in this dynamic festival....

In 2019, Short+Sweet Festival Auckland encompasses Theatre and Dance across a two-week season at TAPAC. Dubbed the world’s biggest little festival, Short+Sweet is a performing arts festival that celebrates the 10-minute performance format across theatre, dance, song and cabaret. 

With Festivals across the world, Short+Sweet is all about providing a platform for actors, dancers, singers, writers, film makers, choreographers, musos and directors to collaborate, experiment and create high quality new work in a professional theatre environment reflecting each Festival city.

2019 celebrates the 10th and final year of this fantastic little festival, don’t miss out!

For a full programme of theatre acts visit


Director                             Name of Piece

Wolfgang Schmidt           A Serious Actor

Kate Rylatt                        Offline 

Bala Murali Shingade      Toxic     

Sananda Chatterjee         Night Out / Untitled       

Dawn Glover TBC             How do you like your eggs?        

Shirin Brown                      The Me Not Movement

Annie Whittaker                 It Happens to a Lot of People     

Jordan Dickson                  Renee: An Odyssey        

Prema                                  The Beach          

Mary Granfors                    Cow's Crossing: A Monologue   

Terry Hooper                      Safe


Tim Booth                         Save the Bees   

Kerr Inkson                       Elastic History   

Catherine Yates                Picasso

Matthew Diesch               Double Date      

Sneha Shetty                     Superhero (Working Title)           

To Be Confirmed              Shameless Goddess       

Patrick Graham                 Take The Crown (Part One)         

Sananda                             Date with Death               

Tanydd                               Antisocial Media              

Mike                                     A Few Small Hours          

Teresa Lee                          Just Stay              


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