The application period for

The 10th International


October 13th to 16th, 2022

has already expired.

The application period for 2023 will start on September 1, 2022.


We are seeking high-end burlesque acts for the Berlin Burlesque Festival.

This can include Beauty Burlesque, Classical Burlesque, Cirques, Fire, Aerial, Group Acts, Emcees, Bands, Singers, Vaudeville, Nerdlesque and Grotesque performances.

If you feel ready to get on a huge stage and entertain one of the best audiences, then please apply! We are carefully choosing our acts to be beautiful, amazing or different.

Newcomers are welcome as well. We do not offer a specific newcomer night, but we welcome newcomers and give them a great chance to step into the industry on a very high level.

Selection Criteria

The strict main criteria for selecting performers is quality!

We want to present our audience a varying and high grading program. Therefore we explicitly encourage everyone to apply regardless of cultural background, gender or belief.


All the best and we are looking forward to your application.



Application start: Sept 2022

Application deadline: May 31st, 2023

Notification to applicants: until June 15th, 2023

Date of Festival: October 2023