The Ottawa International Burlesque Festival (also known as OIBF) is a lavish display of art that is content controlled. This means Pasties & Merkins are REQUIRED at a minimum by all participants at all times, including performers, hosts and stage kittens. Any incorporation of nudity, adult toys/devices, or vulgarity of explicit sexual imagery of any kind (real or simulated), will result in immediate disqualification.
NO liquid, blood, food, spray or loose glitter, sharp objects, the depiction of violence, aerials, or fire will be allowed unless direct approval given by the OIBF Director of Talent, Kitty Kin-Evil. We appreciate that burlesque performers like glitter, in particular, however, we have guidelines in place from our venue that prohibit the above.
All applicants/participants must be 18 years of age or older. Applications must be complete with music, video, and photo to be considered. By applying to perform in this event, you grant OIBF and its assignee's irrevocable permission to use your stage name, likeness, and performance for unlimited promotional use.
If you have any questions regarding applications, please email OIBF Director of Talent, Kitty Kin-Evil, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The payment of the mandatory application fee of required to process the application. The application fee is $25 and allows you to submit up to two (2) acts. If you would like to submit a third (3) act, the total fee is $35. Beyond this, you are welcome to submit as many applications as you wish. Please send the payment via Paypal to email@example.com. Failure to send payment will result in disqualification.