Festival of One Act Plays 2018

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Festival of One Act Plays 2018

If you enjoy a festival atmosphere, one that offers up to a dozen entertaining one-act plays put on by theatre groups from all over Victoria, come to Mansfield’s Performing Arts Centre (next to the Secondary College in View Street) for the 2018 Mansfield Festival of One Act Plays.

The duration of a One-Act Play is anywhere between 15 and 45 minutes. There is no limit to the number of actors participating.

Festival dates  

Saturday 11 August  2018 from 10am to 10pm

Sunday 12 August 2018 from  10am to 5.30pm

How to book 

For seat booking information, contact Leora Ross on 0432 071 787 or Barbara Setchell on 0419 831 884

Friday night at the Produce Store

Fun Pre-festival activities will occur on Friday, August 10 at the Mansfield Produce Store from 6pm.

Further plays and the Awards Ceremony conducted by Adjudicator Natasha Boyd will take place on Sunday, August 12.

Refreshments and live music for all

Take advantage of the Harlequin Cafe / Wine Bar featuring live music from artists such Liam Bradley (A River Somewhere), and serving excellent food (from The Produce Store) and selected local wines (Delatite etc).

Meet the adjudicator

Natasha Boyd

The wonderful Natasha Boyd has agreed to the adjudicator for this year’s festival and we’re thrilled to have her on board. 

Natasha’s 30+ years of theatre experience has seen her act, direct, stage manage, and co-write a number of works picking up a variety of awards and nominations along the way at Melbourne venues; Heidelberg Theatre, Mount Players Macedon, STAG, ETC, Mordialloc Theatre, Peridot Theatre, Melb University and La Mama. She has acted in about 20 shows since leaving high school, which included winning In House award for supporting actress excellence for performance at Heidelberg Theatre in 2010 for role of Holly in Disclosure by Helen Collins dir. Maureen McInerney. 

Read Natasha’s full bio

Taking part?

If you are planning to participate in the festival, check out our FOAP entrants information page for stage specs, lighting plan and information about how to get here, and even some accommodation ideas.