Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions.

If you cannot find your answer and still have questions please contact our festival manager Anna Schubert.


The application period ends on March 15th 2024.

Any artist who hasn’t worked yet in one of the cabarets in Germany. There is no age limit. Duos or groups can also apply.

Yes. Even if you were not selected last year, you can apply again for the Newcomershow. Your chances are the same as all other applicants.

Please send the video to Anna Schubert (a.schubert@krystallpalastvariete.de) and let her know that you have already applied but now have a better video. She will add the video to your application.

You will receive the information whether you have been selected by the end of April 2024 at the latest. You will also receive a message if you are not selected.


No, please send us an uncut video of your entire act.

Please send an unedited video of your act.

It doesn't matter if the video was made on stage or if it's a video from a rehearsal. With a video from practice, you have just as good a chance as with a video from the stage.

Please send a video from the last 12 months.


You can find the Techrider with all information in the menu under "Organization" or here.

Yes, there is a motor that pulls up to 160 kg.

There are two stagehands for the Newcomershow