NEW ENGLAND THEMED
COMPETITOR INFO & APPLICATION
APPLICATIONS FOR THE VTBF2024 COMPETITION WILL STAY OPEN UNTIL September 21, 2023
VTBF’s New England Themed Burlesque Competition
Here’s how it works.
Those who want to compete:
Come up with a burlesque act that has a New England theme to it. Pop Culture, History, Politics, Local Culture, Food, Religion, Etc Etc… As long as it’s got a tie to New England and is performed within the genre of burlesque, the act qualifies.
Up to 12 submissions will be incorporated into the Vermont Burlesque Festival. VTBF producers will choose what they feel are the top 12 submissions. If selected, your entire act will become public and it will become part of the event. Keeping in line with our traditional way of judging the winner of this competition, the audience decides via on-line voting/polling. Winner will be revealed during the event
What the winner receives:
• $500 Cash Prize
• An invitation to defend their title at succeeding festival.
• Travel stipend of $200 for the succeeding festival.
• 1 Night of Lodging during for the succeeding festival.
• Opportunity to perform your act on stage during the VTBF's Main Event (as long as there are no Covid restrictions) during the current year.
• Opportunity to perform your act as an encore during the competition event of the succeeding year.
• Prize Pack from our Sponsors (Specifics TBA)
So here’s how it works.
• Shoot video of your act. Get as creative as you wish (while staying within the rules)
• Include in your video (as an introduction, prior to your performance) an explanation of why your act is New England themed.
• Send application fee
• Fill out VTBF competition application.
• Upload your New England themed competition video here…
• Wait for a response from producers of VTBF
Deadline to get your video submitted is September 21, 2022.
Announcement of Acceptance into the competition will be no later than Oct 5th.
Those who want to watch, judge and vote for The Best New England Themed Act:
The winner will be announced during VTBF2023
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