We are seeking high-end burlesque acts for the Hamburg Burlesque Festival. This can include Beauty Burlesque, Classical Burlesque, Boylesque, Cirques, Fire, Aerial, Group Acts, MCs, Bands, Singer, 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 so 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 o step into the industry on a very high level.


Das absolute Hauptkriterium bei der Auswahl der Künstler ist Qualität!

Wir möchten unserem Publikum ein möglichst vielfältiges und hochwertiges Programm bieten. Deswegen ermutigen wir ausdrücklich, sich unabhängig vom kulturellen Hintergrund, Geschlecht oder Glaubensbekenntnis zu bewerben.

Viel Erfolg und wir freuen uns auf deinen Beitrag.

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 deadline: Dec 15th, 2019

Notification to applicants: until Dec 20th, 2019

Dates of Festival April 23rd- 26th, 2020

April 23rd, 2020 | The OPIUM DEN at Prinzenbar

April 24th, 2020 | The DARK CIRCUS at Grünspan

April 25th, 2020 | The GRAND PALACE at Grünspan

April 26th, 2020 | The FAREWELL BRUNCH at Café Pauline (no shows)