The 5th Annual BCBC Festival will take place January 19th, 2019

The Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival is now accepting applications for it's fifth annual extravaganza! This event will include The Bayou Bazaar, classes, panels, and of course the big show! This world class showcase will feature a glorious mélange of burlesque, sideshow, circus, live music, & more!  Here is your chance to join the wildest show in town!

  • All accepted performers will receive a $100 (per act) performance fee.

  • All accepted performers, based outside of Texas, will receive a round trip flight to Houston, TX the weekend of the festival. WORLD WIDE.

  • All accepted performers, based outside of Houston, will receive a shared hotel room the night of the festival (January 19, 2019).

  • We accept all kinds of artists! Burlesque acts, non-burlesque circus and sideshow acts, aerial acts, variety acts and more! Unfortunately we can not at this time accept fire performances.

  • We do not have a time limit on acts.


ALL applications close NOVEMBER 4th, 2018 at 11:59pm

Step 1: Fill out and submit the form below. We recommend first answering the questions in a text doc so that you don't loose your work in the event of a sun flare (or whatever it is that makes websites go down).

Step 2: Email 2-4 HIGH RESOLUTION (300 dpi or larger) promo photos AND any backing tracks in MP3 FORMAT to BCBCfestival@gmail.com (Google Drive links preferred)

Step 3: Submit your non-refundable application fee using the button below.

  • APPLICATIONS September 27th-October 27th : $25 Application Fee

  • LATE APPLICATIONS will be accepted October 28th-November 4th $35 Application Fee


You will receive a confirmation email once we have received all your material.  You may submit up to 2 acts per application. Additional acts require additional applications & corresponding application fees.  Thank you!

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. PLEASE FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS.

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Are you over 21 years of age?
Would you like your act(s) to be considered for other bookings besides the BCBC Festival?
Sometimes we can not find a proper place for an act in the festival, but think it may fit another production.
By submitting your application you agree to the following: -I understand that not every applicant will be selected as a performer. -I understand that photos and videos will be taken at the festival and may be used for future promotional purposes. -I understand that the BCBC Festival may not cover all travel and lodging cost. *

Step 1: Fill out and submit the form using the SUBMIT button above. 

Step 2: Email your MP3's and promo photos to BCBCfestival@gmail.com (Google Drive links preferred)

Step 3: Submit your non-refundable application fee using the button below.

You will receive a confirmation email once we have received all your material. Thank you!