We speak and write Swiss German / German & English don't hesitate to sent us your application in German if this is your language but of course all english application's are welcome we are international! If you are sending your application in English, we’ll translate your short BIO into German for the Swiss Burlesque Festival Booklet which all guests, artists and helping hands will receive at the event. However, we assume no liability if the text is not translated perfectly in the booklet but we do our best!
There are 2 types of application: Performance or Competition. If you want to, you can also apply for both nights. In this case you’ll need to fill out two application forms
This application is for those of you interested in performing on the Gala Night of the Swiss Burlesque Festival. This can be Burlesque, Boylesque, Variete, freak shows, glamour striptease, cabaret, artistic, drag or similar! We need one Act suggestion but you have the possability to sent us a second act suggestions if you want to.
Full nudity is NOT permitted. Fire is not permitted on any percormance
This application is for those of you interested in performing to win the ‘Swiss Crown of Burlesque 2019’. Wee need one Burlesque Act suggestion but you have the possability to sent us a second act suggestions if you want to.
The application deadline is on March 30th - 2019.
All performers must submit a URL video of the act they plan to perform. Please make sure it is not password protected and will not expire. Please consider easy sharing sites like youtube or vimeo. Do not use members/friends only hosts like Facebook. We will not accept video we have to download.
As soon as we have you choosen to be part of the festival (we get in touch) We need two picture from you with 300DPI as a JPG-File (1 close-up, 1 full-length), name your photos with your stage name, for example: ladymarmalade.jpg - Please sent us the pictures via Dropbox or Wetransver to email@example.com and make sure your stage name is in the subject. We will use one of this two pictures for the Swiss Burlesque Festival Magazin. All guests, artists and helping hand will receive an issue
As soon as we have you choosen YOU to be part of the festival (we get in touch), please attach your music in mp3, please rename the file with your stage name, for example ladymarmalade.mp3 and eventually ladymarmalade2.mp3. Please sent us the music via Dropbox or Wetransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org and make sure your stage name is in the subject.
Please do not sent us any Emails with your application, we won't have the possability to check it. We only accept applications with the form bellow. The only emails regarding your application we accept are the Pictures and Music mails.
You will be informed via Email until Mai 2018 if you are selected to perform at the Swiss Burlesque Festival 2018. If you are not selected, you won't hear from us!
If you are selected to perform at the Swiss Burlesque Festival you have to confirm your performance within 7 days, if you fail to confirm your place will be given to another applicant. If you cannot commit (for any reason) to your confirmation of attendance to the Festival please let us know asap, if you fail to do so your application will not be considered in the future editions of the Festival.
WE OFFER to all of YOU
We offer all performers Catering - a warm and delicious meal right after the rehersals & light check. All non-alcoholic beverages are for free during the day and the show. We have big dressing rooms with great lighting and lot's of mirrors. You are also able to take a shower and relax in a extra room. We do have PhotoShootings in the Backstage and you'll receive a fantastic Goodie-Bag.
FEE (GALA NIGHT)
All performers which are selected to be part of the Gala Night at the Swiss Burlesque Festival will receive a fee CHF 200.- in cash at the event and also everything above mentioned.
FEE (COMPETITION NIGHT)
All performers which are selected to be part of the Competition Night at the Swiss Burlesque Festival have the chance to win the title, the "Swiss Crown of Burlesque 2019“ and various special prices, CHF 500.- in Cash and also everything above mentioned.
EXPENSES AND PAYMENT
We do NOT cover travel expenses.
PICTURES at the Event
If you apply for the Swiss Burlesque Festival you agree that any performances at the Swiss Burlesque Festival will be video taped and photographed by photographers and videographers and the images may be posted on the homepage / all social media sites and used for future promotions of the Swiss Burlesque Festival.