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 4 minutes & 30 seconds. 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. 

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 separate donation for EACH performance act you would like to submit. There is NO Limit on the Number of Acts you can submit. 

Exquisite Showcase

Friday Night October 15th 2021

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: $75.00 (minimum payment for each performance slot - could increase depending on audience attendance) 

Photos & Video of Performance

Chance to be Honored with an Exquisite Award

Pastie Throwdown

Saturday Night October 16th 2021 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

$250.00 Cash
 

Rehearsal At Venue

Performers who are accepted to perform in the festival, will be required to attend a scheduled rehearsal at the venue to run through their performance act. Each performer will receive 30 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. 

Exquisite Burlesque Festival * October 15th and 16th 2021 * Harvelle's 201 E. Broadway Long Beach, CA 90802

Produced by: Bobbie Burlesque presents (Bobbie Burlesque * Simone del Mar * Lucy May)