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 Worlds, KITTEN DEVILLE & INGA, International headliner, SYDNI DEVERAUX, photographer to the stars & producer, NEIL KENDALL, This Is Cabaret's FRANCO MILAZZO, top UK performer & co-producer of Leeds Burlesque, HAVANA HURRICANE, burlesque host & Vintage Personality of the Year, KIKI DEVILLE, producers of Kinky & Quirky, MARK & SARAH BELL, Performer & Creator of The Bitten Peach, LILLY SNATCHDRAGON, Performer & Producer, TRIXIE BLUE and Beyond the Cabaret producer SEAN MOONEY.
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 2023 WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 27th April AT TODMORDEN HIPPODROME.