Terms & Conditions

Nobody need rules but some needful informations must be agreed before you fill out the Application form.


  • Producer: Sheila Wolf
  • Email: berlin (at) boylesque-festival.de


  • We will confirm any Performers latest on April 30th, 2024. Please understand that we have 12 performing slots per day only !
  • We will have 3 Shows in total – 2 in BERLIN and 1 in COLOGNE.
  • You can apply for both cities if you like AND of course getting paid for both events.
  • Feel free to perform on other Events AFTER the BOYLESQUE DRAG FESTIVAL in BERLIN or COLOGNE BUT please make sure that other Festivals sometimes not allow to bring the same act !! So if you want to perform at the BOYLESQUE DRAG FESTIVAL please dont apply with the same act but dont forget to send your strongest performance here to be part of our unique show. If you need help to find more let us now via contact form. Please rock the stages in BERLIN and COLOGNE.
  • Your Performance should be not longer than 8 minutes please.
  • For any questions about the Festival and more informations about the Application Fee and the Venues please contact us. 


  1. Here we come to the most important thing 😉 the non-negotiable fee:
    International & Local Artists (EUR):
    • Solo: EUR 150
    • Duo: EUR 250
    • Including warm dinner (optional veggie) on all festival nights – soft drinks are also free for all performers and a lot of sparkling champagne will be part of the backstage 🙂

We also pay the following add-ons to the travel expanses for each international performer (INTERNATIONAL ONLY means NOT BERLIN/COLOGNE/GERMANY based)

    • Hotel: EUR 50
    • Flight: EUR 50
  1. Invoices
    • Please send your invoice to berlin (at) boylesque-festival.de latest 2 weeks after the festival dates.
    • Invoices must send as WORD or PDF File and need the following informations: stage name, legal name, address, phone number, tax nr, invoice nr, Paypal address or bank account, date of performance/s, fee.
    • We have to wait 7 days to get the money from the ticketing company – payment will be done latest 14 days after the BBDF.


  • As usual we use Email or Instagram/Facebook PM for Correspondence. Of course we answer by email too (see mail address above) in case you’re not on this social network anymore. But please stay patient – it can take a two / three days.


  • The OLD Question… if we can some free seats – WE WILL DO IT. In case of a non sold out night we will send an invitation message to all performers. BUT we can’t promise it. SO please support our festival by inviting friends and family to purchase a ticket.
  • Its not possible to enter the backstages on the day you are not perform on the festival. Of course NO GUESTS allowed too.


  • YES we are photographing and filming for YOU too! By submitting your application you agree to allow BBDF to use your images and video for future promotional usage.
  • YES you can use the pictures too but please credit any photos or footage with:  Berlin Boylesque Drag Festival, photographer or videographer name.


  • YES we will promote your appearance at our festival as much as we can for example newspaper, radio, tv and all online medias. Please promote us too on the social networks or in interviews!
  • Please list your participation at the BERLIN/COLOGNE BOYLESQUE DRAG Festival on all your websites and social media profiles.
  • Maybe we will contact you for specific marketing ideas.


  • The Venues have wonderful backstages. The WINTERGARTEN BERLIN is huge and will give you space for ALL preparations. We have a lot of mirrors and dressing rooms. All information about the venues, the stage, lighting, dressing room and more will be available by EMAIL. We have the same situation in COLOGNE at GLORIA Theater but less Mirrors. So please bring yours.
  • We will have a fantastic team of professional production coordinator, lighting manager and stage assistants before and during the show.
  • Tech runs and/or rehearsals will be available at the venue on the day of the events. Your times will be announced by Email or Whatsapp too.


  • Most important thing ! Please celebrate love and respect. Bullying or harassment will not be tolerated. We will offer safe places for all genders, all colors, all kind of shapes and of course all loves.
  • Please leave the the dressing room  in a clean manner upon departure.
  • NO.. we can’t be responsible for loss, damage or theft props or costume parts. BUT we will help to clear the situation if that happens. If you have left something at the venue please email us. We will contact the venues.
  • LAST IMPORTANT THING…  NO … we cant allow your personal friends, family or assistants access to the backstage at anytime. Assistants are possible but must be announced BEFORE !