Fräulein Frauke & John-Paul Bichard

proudly present

The 10th International

Stockholm Burlesque Festival

October 9 & 10, 2020

Vasateatern & Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden

We are thrilled to open up this years applications for Stockholm Burlesque Festival! We are looking for a diverse and amazing line-up from all over the world spanning over classic- and neo-burlesque, boylesque, drag, cabaret, queerlesque, nerdlesque, circus, dance and music. We are very interested in political acts and pushing the art form, as well as showgirls and boys.

Performers of colors apply for free – just do the normal application without the Paypal receipt.

Download your application form here:

Application Stockholm Burlesque Festival 2020

Please note we can not take any fire, areal acts or glitter and very little “mess”!


Important dates:

Application period begins: 15 February 2020

Application deadline: 15 May 2020 (Midnight C.E.T.)

Announcements (no later than): 15 June 2020


Please note that the SBF does not cover any of your expenses in conjunction with the festival. However if you are selected to perform you will receive a fee. Swedish solo performers will receive 700 SEK, international solo performers will receive 1000 SEK, and troupes, Swedish or international, will receive 1300 SEK. (Duos will be paid (Swedish) 800 SEK and (international) 1200 SEK)

To be eligible for payment you must be able to invoice SBF for your fee within twenty (21) days of performing.

Application fee:

The 70 SEK non-refundable application fee must be paid in order for your application to be processed. Payments should be made through PayPal to:

Want to know more about the selection process and how we plan the show? Check out our Q&A.