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2024- The Contest

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We're thrilled to announce the second show of The Great British Striptease! Following the success of last year’s gala, we’re introducing a fresh twist inspired by the iconic 1980 Great British Striptease contest. This year, we're shaking things up in the Burlesque community and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Why Compete?

Guaranteed Payment: Every participant will receive a minimum fee of £100, with potential increases based on ticket sales.

Tipping Dollars: Share in the tipping dollars collected during the event.

Recognition for All: All 8 participants will leave with a unique title, a video of their act, their fee, and their share of tips. We celebrate everyone’s art and effort!


Inclusive Participation: Open to all experience levels—beginners, seasoned performers, and even retirees!

No Application Fee: We believe in accessible opportunities, so there's no fee to apply.

Judges & Audience Choice: Titles assigned by a panel of three judges from the burlesque and sex work communities. Plus, an Audience Choice Award!

Travel Support: Potential travel expense coverage within the UK, subject to funding. 

How to Apply:

Submit Your Act: Send us a full video of the act you plan to perform. Rehearsal studio videos are acceptable if in full costume. We cannot accept fire or aerial. But we do accept pole performances!

Diverse Applications: We prioritise applications from minority communities, including sex workers.

Availability: Ensure you are available from 3 PM on Friday, 15th November for tech rehearsal.


Other casting opportunities-




Stage manager/performer for opening act (rehearsals paid!)

To apply for the above please send an email with your fees


Key Dates:

Application Deadline: Sunday 14th July

Acceptance emails: Monday 1st August

Apply Now: 

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