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Who Should Apply?
Our Festival is an all inclusive event. Any Performer is welcomed to apply. Any Gender, Any Color, Any Age, Any Size, Any Shape, Any Art, Any Skill Level, Any One: Burlesque, Boylesque, Drag, Comedy, Circus, Aerial, Variety, Singing, Bellydance, Pole Arts, Ballroom, Duos, Groups, and more. . .
Performer Details & Information
What Are We Looking For?
Our Goal is to present a weekend of 3 Amazing Shows filled with Exquisite Entertainment. Professional, Polished, Impressive, Exciting, and Entertaining. Performances that Inspire and Entice. We are looking for Performance Acts that push the limits of Live Entertainment and Stimulate All The Senses. We will be looking solely at the performance act submitted. Applicants will not be judged on the number of years they have been performing, nor the number of titles they posses, nor on who they know or where they have performed.
Which Performance Act To Submit?
Performance Acts Must have a Running Time of at Least 3 minutes & 30 seconds (longer preferred). There is no Time Restriction or Limit to your Performance in any way! You have Glitter? Good. Need Props Set Up? Tell Us Where. Need An Assistant During Your Performance? We Got You. Have Specific Lighting Cues? We have A Follow Spot and can light you anywhere. You Making A Mess? We have brooms.
Our Venue has multiple performance areas: On Top of the Bar, In The Audience, On Various Stairs, and On a Wide Stage with Revolving Doors available for Dramatic Entrances and Exits. Performers are Encouraged to Submit Performance Acts which can be Altered to Fit Our Venue and make use of ALL the performance areas. Audience Interaction and Play Encouraged.
Bar Performance Space Information
Bar Performance Space Specs:
Height: 5ft 6in Depth: 2ft Width: 13ft Rise: 4ft
Lyra: 40in circumference Lyra Rise: 2ft 9in
2Rigging Points: 1st inline with edge of bar 2nd 8in away from edge of bar
Platform 3Stairs + 1Step Up to Bar Each Step Height: 1ft
Platform Depth: 2ft 6in Platform Width: 2ft
Which Show Should I Apply For?
Performers can apply to be considered for (1) Show - or BOTH Shows with their single performance act application. Remember, you must submit a separate application and a separate suggested donation for EACH performance act you would like to submit. There is NO Limit on the Number of Acts you can submit.
Friday Night October 20th 2023
The Showcase will have (2) Shows: 9pm & 11pm. Those who are chosen to perform in the Showcase will perform their (1) performance act (2) times in the night. It's the same show, just repeated. However, the 11pm presentation of the Showcase is going to be a little bit more "Naughty" - Performers are encouraged to add a little more spice to their Late Night Performance.
Showcase Performer Benefits:
Pay: $100.00 (minimum payment for each performance slot - could increase depending on audience attendance)
Photos & Video of Performance
Chance to be Honored with an Exquisite Award
Saturday Night October 21st 2023 at 11pm.
Those who are chosen to perform in the Throwdown will perform their (1) performance act (1) time in the evening. This is a Fun Competition where Performers will be Scored on Various Categories of Performance Characteristics. Including: Style, Stage Presence, Audience Reaction, and more... With a Special Guest Panel of Judges.
Throwdown Performer Benefits:
Photos & Video of Performance
ONLY the Champion Receives:
Title of Champion with Exquisite Sash
Various Prizes from Our Sponsors
Rehearsal At Venue
Performers who are accepted to perform in Exquisite Showcase, will be required to attend a scheduled rehearsal at the venue to run through their performance act. Each performer will receive 15 minutes to walk the stage, see all the available performance spaces, and have their piece ran through in it's entirety with the sound and lighting designers. The Rehearsal will happen a few hours before the doors open for the public to attend the show.
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Exquisite Burlesque Festival * October 20th and 21st 2023 * Harvelle's 201 E. Broadway Long Beach, CA 90802
Produced by: Bobbie Burlesque presents
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