Join Our Cast

Please read the show descriptions before submitting an application
to make sure you know what we’re looking for!

At Glitterbomb, we welcome performers who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, intersex, questioning, gender non-conforming, and allies. Glitterbomb aims to be a safer space for our cast, crew, audiences, and communities. Performances or presentations which include cultural appropriation, racism, sexism, or other themes of oppression and marginalization will not be selected. However, cultural exchange and reflection, social critique, and artistic explorations of difficult topics are encouraged. Performers exploring potentially controversial topics will be encouraged to release artist statements about their work. Please check the lyrics of your songs to make sure they meet these standards before submitting. 

Compensation:
Guaranteed Dollars
Audience Tips
Drink Ticket (or free soda)
Food Ticket
1-2 professional show photos from Saraphim Art

Requirements:
Read the performer info page THOROUGHLY
Call is at 8
Show is at 9
Curtain call is at 11
We expect our performers to behave professionally, and treat the production with respect. Please be sure you can commit fully to the production before accepting a booking.

**********If you’re submitting multiple numbers please use a separate application form for each submission.**********

October 3rd  Musicals

Everyone’s favorite theme is back! We’re looking for numbers featuring musical hits of stage and screen. We tend to give priority to musicals and songs the audience is likely to be familiar with, but we will select a few lesser-known but just as awesome acts.

October 10th  Love to Hate: Celebrity Edition

You love ’em and you hate ’em, and you love ‘em just the same. Bring us numbers about the celebrities we just can’t quit talking about – aren’t they the worst!?!?

October 17thand 24th   Two Entire Shows Of Nothing But The Homecoming Album Beyoncé Put Out on Netflix: Part 1 and Part 2

Showcasing Black Burlesque and Drag Stars from all over.
Proceeds from both shows will benefit HBCUs via the UNCF.

October 17th– Part 1

Crazy in Love/Freedom
Lift every voice
Formation
Sorry (booked)
Kitty Kat/Bow Down/I Been On
Drunk in Love
Diva/Flawless
7/11
Party
Don’t Hurt Yourself (booked)

October 24th– Part II

I Care
Partition/Yonce (booked)
Mi Gente/Baby Boy/U Don’t Love Me
Hold up/Countdown/Check On It
Deja Vu
Run the World
Lose My breath/Say My Name/Soldier (booked)
Got Me Bodied
Single Ladies
Love on top

October 31   The Boggart Show 

Happy Halloween! We’re saying “riddikulus” to our biggest fears. Show us what scares you most, then put a magical, campy twist to make us all laugh!

November 7 Elton Queen

Looking for numbers featuring songs by Elton John or Queen.

November 14   Throwback Thursday

Glitterbomb has done more than 150 show themes – take us back to your favorite theme – either one you performed in, or one you saw and wanted to do! Note: The application will ask which specific theme you are throwing back to. If you need ideas, scroll back through our flyers from over the years!

November 21 Netflix n Kill

Netflix is full of excellent shows with some excellent death scenes. Scary or showy, sad or sassy, show us your favorite character death from a Netflix show.

December 5  WWDTD: What Would David Tennant Do?

We’re looking for numbers highlighting specific David Tennant performances or numbers related to fandoms he is in. We’re especially interested in acts that have an extra twist or special sparkle in them.

December 12   Later Haters 

This show will feature acts focused on letting go of those negative habits and starting fresh in the new year. What are you leaving behind this year?

December 19   Rockin Around the Christmas Weed  

The tree ain’t the only thing gettin lit. Looking for diverse holiday numbers featuring everyone’s favorite green gift.

If you’re submitting more than one act, they must be put on SEPARATE applications!

PLEASE NOTE THAT CASTING EMAILS ARE RETURNED APPROXIMATELY 4 WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOW DATE. PLEASE DO NOT PANIC IF YOU DON’T HEAR BACK RIGHT AWAY!

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