NEW ENGLAND THEMED
COMPETITOR INFO & APPLICATION
APPLICATIONS FOR THE VTBF2024 COMPETITION WILL STAY OPEN UNTIL Dec 1, 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 6 submissions will be incorporated into the Vermont Burlesque Festival. VTBF producers will choose what they feel are the top 6 submissions. If selected, your act will become part of the festival and the audience will ultimately decide who the top 3 winners are.
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 Saturday Night Showcase of the same 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 Dec 1, 2023.
Announcement of Acceptance into the competition will be no later than Dec 10th.