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The 6th International


March 21st & 22nd, 2025

The application period for 2025 will start in August 2024.

We are seeking high-end burlesque acts for the Hamburg 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.


We are looking forward to your art persented in your application.



Application start:

    August, 2024

Application deadline:

    Nov 30th, 2024

Notification to applicants:

    until Dec 15th, 2024

Dates of Festival:

    March 21st+ 22nd, 2025 at Gruenspan, Hamburg St.-Pauli

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