Wednesday 3 October 2018

2018 Queer Shorts Showcase Festival is almost upon us!

The capital city of Botswana will, once again, play host to the Queer Shorts Showcase Festival. This year will mark the first of the summer editions of the festival  and it will be hosted at the Lady Olebile Masire Community Centre - named after the former First Lady of Botswana. 

All the activity will unfold on 20 October and we anticipate some interesting work to be showcased. 

Continuing to Build Minds and Open Hearts.

Tuesday 29 May 2018

2018 Writer-Director Call for Applications

Do you want to stage a play during the 2018 festival in October? This is the chance for you to be a part of history.

The link to the Writer-Director Application form is HERE

*If you face any problems, you can copy and paste the following link into your browser.

1 A4 page query letter (stating genre and contact details)
3 A4 page excerpt of proposed script (Drama/Comedy)
500 word Treatment of FULL PLAY (Drama/Dance*/Comedy)

*If you are a Choreographer you still count as a Writer-Director and are expected to submit a treatment of the full play.

Monday 12 March 2018

Save the Date for 2018

We are extremely proud to announce that after some time away, we are back in motion to get the 2018 installment of the festival staged.

We will be back on 20 October for a day of gripping theatrical work and community dialogue. Save the Date and see you there. More details to come!

- QSS Festival Team

Thursday 30 June 2016

REGISTRATION: QSS16 Writing Workshops 27-29 July 2016

Please fill in your details so we may contact you regarding the writing workshops of 2016. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. Workshops will be conducted at the Vision 2016 Council Boardroom (FNB Building on Old Lobatse Road, Gaborone MAP HERE); 27-29 July 2016, 09h30 - 15h00. Participation fee of BWP 100 is required of all participants, payable on 27 July 2016 at 09h00. 


Monday 8 February 2016

2016 Exhibitor's Call

Do you want to join in the festivities and possibly make money at the 2016 Queer Shorts Showcase Festival? The QSS Festival welcomes craft exhibitors to display and/or sell during the 2016 mounting of the festival at Mogolokwane @ Bojanala Waterfront.

To register an exhibition please go to the registration form HERE:

*If the link doesn't work please copy and paste the following link into your browser.