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Festival Conditions

Here you can find all neccessary information about the participation details for the Newcomershow 2019.

Guidelines to participation

The only requirement is that the artist must not have been under contract with his act at a German Variety theatre! There is no age limit for participating at the Newcomershow.


The online application form will be open at www.newcomershow.net from 30th November 2018 until 18th April 2019


Before starting the online application, please make sure your application content include the below mentioned conditions: 

  • Filled out application form
  • 3 pictures (promotion pictures, resolution min. 300 dpi - 1 MB) not printed!
  • Unedited, full length video (4 - 7 minutes):
  • Front view (audience perspective) is most appropriate. Since we have not seen your act live, it is important the video show us exactly what you would present at the festival. Full act, from beginning to end. Having an audience is not required. Edits, additional camera angles or effects that make the video more "beautiful" are not helpful. Act trailers or demo videos are not accepted! 



The Newcomershow is a non-profit festival. Krystallpalast Varieté Leipzig carries the full costs for accommodation and food. Accommodation will be either in the artists´apartments of the Krystallpalast Varieté or within walking distance. You will be accommodated in shared bedrooms. Meals will be served three times a day.

Furthermore, travel costs are paid partly by Krystallpalast Varieté after the artists arrival. Travel costs will only be paid to artists performing on stage at the Newcomershow.They will only be paid to artists who perform at the Newcomershow.

The following travel costs will be paid:

  • Zone 1: Germany 200, 00 €
  • Zone 2: Europe 400, 00 €
  • Zone 3: World 700, 00 €

Transport costs for props are already included in these fees.

Technical requirements

Here you will get an insight in our stage requirements (incl. anchor points etc.) as well as information about our light and sound system.

Download Technical Rider (PDF, 3,9 MB) 

Any Questions?

Please have a look on our FAQ page or contact us if you have any questions concerning the festival or application. E-Mail to Friederike Otte: f.otte@krystallpalastvariete.de