ABF does NOT accept acts that are culturally appropriative, insensitive and offensive. We respect all cultures, ethnicities, gender, body types and ages. ABF is body positive, inclusive and diverse. We respect traditional peoples.

*If you are a BIPOC performer you do NOT have to pay the application fee.*

Terms & Conditions

Please refer to the T&Cs for general information.

Australian Burlesque Festival

October to November 2023

New Follies Revue

The Big Tease Soiree

 The Big Tease Gala

The Blaze Out
Open to BIPOC and First Nations performers only.

*All acts will be considered on merit.*
**See events page for show descriptions**

The Australian Burlesque Festival

Application Form 2023

Applications open 2 January and close 2 April 2023.
No acts in development will be accepted.