The LEGEND IN THE MAKING newcomers' competition takes place every year as part of the HEBDEN BRIDGE BURLESQUE FESTIVAL.
Each year, up to 10 finalists are chosen to compete in front of a panel of expert judges. Previous judges include former Miss Exotic World, KITTEN DEVILLE, photographer to the stars & producer, NEIL KENDALL, This Is Cabaret's FRANCO MILAZZO, top UK performer & co-producer of Leeds Burlesque, HAVANA HURRICANE, burlesque singer & Vintage Personality of the Year, KIKI DEVILLE, and producers of Kinky & Quirky, MARK & SARAH BELL.
2019 Judges TBA.
In addition to our industy experts, the LEGEND IN THE MAKING live audience makes up 20% of the overall vote and decides the winner of the "Audience Choice" award.
LEGEND IN THE MAKING was nominated for the BEST BURLESQUE COMPETITION 2016 at the BURLESQUE AWARDS (in association with Burlesque Bible.)
LEGEND IN THE MAKING 2019 WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 2nd MAY 2019
2019 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
(Photo credits: Solstice Photography, Fotocad, Ben Gwynne, Jo Dennison, Ravey Davey, Stage Zero Photography)