• 12 Jun 2016
  • Chevalier College - Performing Arts Centre




Foot to the Floor Drama

“It’s Crash Test Drama for SHYAC”



                                   CALLING ALL

        WRITERS, DIRECTORS, PRODUCERS &                                               ACTORS

                             Aged 8 - 25 years


Register to be a Writer, Actor, Producer or Director!!!

Back by  popular demand...It's on again!

Don't have anything to do on the June long weekend?

Well...You do now!

On Sunday, 12 June SHYAC will be presenting a fast paced day of drama. Think 8 plays, 8 directors, 40-60 actors, 3 hours to rehearse and an afternoon of fun before show time!! Then, BAM the plays will be performed in front of an audience!

This foot to the floor, fast and furious event will get your creative juices flowing and is open to every SHYACians aged 8-25 years and encompasses all areas of the performing arts. SHYAC is providing budding writers, directors, producers and actors the chance to strut their stuff and show us their talents in this exciting and innovative event! There will be PRIZES awarded for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Producer and Best Script.

                     GET READY...GET SET... GO!


Have an idea for a play? Get writing!                            

Your play needs to be 5-8 minutes long, set for 5-7 actors (most will be under 18 years). The storyline can be about anything however, somewhere in the script this saying..."I like life. It's something to do!" must appear in the script.

       Plays need to be submitted by 14 MAY to:


For those playwrights wanting to submit a play please find uploaded two examples of scripts from ACTcelerate 2014 that have been formated in a clear and easy to read way. This formating is what we are looking for ACTcelerate 2016.

Nick Bermingham 2014 ACTcelerate play.pdf

Travis Neal - 2014 Play.pdf

DIRECTORS: We are looking for 8 youth directors to bring to life these original plays! You will be given your script one week before the event to prepare and visualise your blocking. We will assign your actors, however the casting will be up to you! Everyone will have 3 HOURS to prepare, rehearse and then stage their production with script in hand.

To submit your expression of interest please email Mandy with ACTcelerate Director in the subject line by 17 May with details of your name, age and theatre experience to:


ACTORS: Actors are also being asked to register for the event via email. Participants will be selected on a first come first in basis until the required number is reached, so get your registrations in early to avoid disappointment!

EMAIL: with ACTcelerate Actor in the subject line with details of your name, age and theatre experience.

PRODUCERS: Ever wanted to produce your own show? This year we would like to give 4 youth producers (aged 12 years and over) an opportunity to show their entrepreneurial skills.The selected producers will be given one week before the event to work on two plays each. They must develop promotional material (poster/flyer), synopsis of the plays and a dynamic introduction to present to the audience at showtime. The producers will work closely with the directors and cast during the 3 hour rehearsal time.

EMAIL: with ACTcelerate Producer in the subject line with details of your name, age and theatre experience

      **************REGISTER NOW!!!******************

COST: $10 to participate (To be paid on the day)

                        PARTICIPANTS: $10

TICKETS: (Cash only please!)

To be purchased at the door

  • $10 per person
  • $20 per family (2 or more)



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