Welcome to the first annual Astoria Freak Show, welcoming the best in local sideshow and circus talent for an intimate evening of performances for an unsuspecting and constantly changing audience of Astoria Art Walk patrons.
Performers will be paid a stipend.
Please read completely before filling out application.
The Astoria Freak Show is a one-night event that will feature sideshow, clown, and vaudeville acts of all kinds. We are accepting SOLO AND GROUP acts that fall into any of these categories (and more!!):
- Sword Swallowing
Application does not guarantee entry and application fees are non-refundable.
Each application will get fair consideration.
Deadline to apply is March 9.
Acceptance emails go out by March 15th.
Housing and Airport transportation may be requested. We will have a team of hosts and drivers to help ease your travels and offset expenses.
Each act will be free to do as they please in the performance for three 15-minute sets over a 3-hour period. Acts must be safe to perform in a small, possibly crowded, space with audience members in close proximity.