Application Terms & Conditions

  • Application does not guarantee entry.
  • Any burlesque performer of any style may apply.
  • Applicants must be 18+ years old & either a NZ Citizen or NZ Resident.
  • Applications close at midnight on Sunday 16th April , all successful applicants will be notified by Sunday 30th April.
  • Tease & Trouble Productions decision on applications is final, a second outside opinion may be sought in cases where a decision cannot be made.
  • Applications must be accompanied with payment.
  • Applicants give permission to Tease & Trouble Productions, to use photos supplied in the application process for marketing purposes of Grand Tease New Zealand. The performer releases Tease & Trouble Productions of any liability associated with that use.
  • Successful applicants will get one single pass (plus one) to the heat that they are competing in. This is not exchangeable for cash.
  • Successful applicants will not be paid a performance fee, travel, accommodation or any other expense associated with their appearance.
  • Successful applicants will be required to sign a performer agreement to confirm their place and their agreement with full performance terms and conditions. This will include model releases. Failure to return a signed agreement by the specified date will result in the performer losing their place in the competition. No commitment will be formalised until such time as the performer agreement is returned.
  • The judging panel will be selected by the producers.
  • Judging criteria may include, but not limited to, Implementation, Entertainment, Costume/Prop usage, Music Usage, Body Usage.
  • The judges decision is final.

HEATS:

  • Top 2 scoring entrants from each heat go through to Grand Final.
  • 1x “Wildcard” may be chosen from each heat by event organisers (with recommendation from that heats judges) to compete in the Grand Final.
  • For the heats each performer must perform 2 acts – (one classic burlesque, one neo).
  • Acts are to be between 3-6min in length .
  • Solo Acts (no troupes or assistants).
  • Props are welcome, but please check with us to see if the venue/stage/space can allow it.
  • No fine glitter. Confetti is dependent on the venue – please check with us first.
  • Entrants must adhere to deadlines for music, images, act information, and assist in promoting the event through own social networks.

 

GRAND FINAL:

  • For the Grand Final each performer will perform 3 acts – one classic, one neo (can be the same as heat, or different if you wish), and also will have a impromptu track chosen from either neo or classic era, which you will have to do a act completely off the cuff! FUN! (Impromptu track drawn from burlesque community suggestions)
  • Compulsory acts are to be between 3-6min in length.
  • Off the Cuff act will be between 4- 6mins.
  • For the off the cuff act, you will be able to choose whether you want to draw from the classic hat or neo hat (depending on your preference). We will give you examples of what the tracks could be, to give you a very slight heads up.
  • Props are welcome, but please check with us to see if the venue/stage/space can allow it
  • No fine glitter. Confetti is dependent on the venue – please check with us first.
  • The Grand Tease Supreme Winner could be female or male!
  • One over all winner will be found from the grand final and will be crowned – “GRAND TEASE SUPREME 2017”