Performing in the DC Weirdo Show * 1. Please select the sentence that best describes you. "I am submitting acts for consideration and possible inclusion in a future DC Weirdo Show." "I am an invited performer confirming my acts for an upcoming DC Weirdo Show." "I am weird and interested in performing, would like to talk more about working together." (Please enter your contact info and as much info as you can provide below). * 2. Let's start with the basics... Stage Name: Your Gender Pronouns: Performer Website (if applicable): Performer Tagline/s: Preferred Email Address: Preferred Phone Number: * 3. The best way to reach me is: Phone call Text Facebook messenger Email Other (please specify): * 4. If you have an upcoming show theme in mind, which DC Weirdo Show date/theme is this submission for? Flexible/Open Friday, JANUARY 19 - HAPPY NEW WEIRD - celebrating new-to-us performers from the variety arts Friday, FEBRUARY 16 - UNFORGIVABLE BLACKNESS SHOW - produced by Leigh Crenshaw (exploring Black gender, strength, queerness) Friday, MARCH 16 - SIDESHOW SISTERHOOD - showcasing women/femmes in sideshow, flow, bellydance, magic, etc. Friday, APRIL 20 - WILL BE ANNOUNCED (stay tuned!) Friday, MAY 18 - WEIRD SCIENCE - a celebration of science, esp bug acts Friday, JUNE 15 - SEX WORK SHOW- produced by Akosua Johnson (a celebration of the sex industry and sex workers) Friday, JULY 20 - SIDESHOW HISTORY IS RACIST AF - a journey through the exploitation, racism, misogyny together Friday, AUGUST 17 - SPECTROCIRCUS - visual acts with glow, LEDs, fire, blacklight reactive elements Friday, SEPTEMBER 21 - SUICIDE PREVENTION SHOW - produced by Phoenix King (more information soon!) Friday, OCTOBER 19 - MURDER BALLADS - a show about revenge, comeuppance, ppl getting what they deserve Friday, NOVEMBER 16 - BLASPHEMY SHOW - annual anti-religion/atheism show * 5. Tell us as much as you can about your first act. Describe this act (storyline): Approximate length of time? Props? Costuming? Prerecorded Sound/Music Track Title? (Send mp3s to firstname.lastname@example.org) Do you need the mic for this act? Lighting/Sound Cues? Set-up/clean-up? Link to video of this act? Other: * 6. Tell us as much as you can about your second act. (Second act not required but welcome!) Describe this act (storyline): Approximate length of time? Props? Costuming? Prerecorded Sound/Music Track Title? (Send mp3s to email@example.com) Do you need the mic for this act? Lighting/Sound Cues? Set-up/clean-up? Link to video of this act? Other: * 7. Your performer bio: * 8. "I am a trained stunt performer with current, professional performance insurance (i.e. Specialty Insurance) and I can provide a certificate upon request." A "YES" is *required* for fire performers, knife-throwing acts, etc. in order to perform in the DC Weirdo Show. Yes. * 9. "As a DC Weirdo Show performer, I understand I get paid in cash based on my role and number of acts I perform. My pay is from a cut of the door, based on ticket sales, which I can augment by inviting my friends and fans to my show. Emcees and stage assistants each earn one share of the door. Performers earn one share for each act performed. I understand I get 50% off my food at the Bier Baron (venue) the night of our show." Yes, makes sense to me! I have questions. * 10. "As a DC Weirdo Show performer, I agree to send any needed music/sound files for my act/s (mp3 format) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than one week before the show. I understand I am expected to arrive to the Bier Baron no later than 7:30 the Friday night of the show (doors at 8/show at 9pm). If something changes my ability to perform as agreed, I will get in touch with the show as soon as I know." Yes, I am a punctual and reliable sort! I have questions. I am ready to get WEIRD!