2018 Short+Sweet Canberra

Footprint Theatre had not one, not two, but THREE of its plays selected for the Canberra Short+Sweet Theatre Festival in April 2018.

Each show at the Canberra Theatre Centre’s Courtyard Studio consists of ten x 10 minute plays from Canberra and the surrounding regions. The top 10 plays selected by judges and the audience from Week One, Week Two and the Wildcards were invited to play in the Gala Final on Saturday 28 April 2018, where judges’ awards for script, direction and acting were presented and the People’s Choice Award were announced.


ONE NIGHT STAN by Adam Szudrich, directed by Lis Shelley and featuring Sarah Dangers, Jennifer Willcox and Elizabeth Brennan
A comedic love story told by three very different women from different generations about their mysterious date with “Stan”.
Equal 3rd place People’s Choice, Week One


STILL LIFE Monologue written and performed by Year 12 student Anna Auer, directed by Lis Shelley
From sandpit to surgery, just how far will Jordan go to prove he is a better artist than his rival?


WALKING THE DOG Comedy by Penelope Hunt, directed by Graham Brown and featuring Penelope Hunt, Karl Auer and Lis Shelley
Jill’s dog Barney is looking even fatter since her recently retrenched husband Darryl took over ‘walkies’. She recruits her friend Sally to help investigate.
2nd People’s Choice Week One, Equal 3rd Judge’s Choice Week One