Anime Expo 2020 Performer Application


Thank you for your interest in performing at Anime Expo 2020! We are looking to feature well-known professional talent, as well as provide a spotlight to undiscovered acts.

Please fill out the application form below. All Performers selected for Anime Expo 2020 will be notified via email by January 17, 2020. If you have not been provided an official invitation email by that date, then you have not been selected.

This Performer Application will close promptly on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

Note that applying performance acts must by inspired by or pertaining content to anime, manga, or Japanese pop-culture. Additionally, there will be an age restriction of 18 years or 21 years of age by March 1, 2020 - this age restriction is dependent on the performance venue. Below is a short breakdown of what is currently being sought out for AX 2020.

  • AX Dance (18 years or older) - DJs and VJs.
  • After Hours (21 years or older) - Burlesque dancers, aerialists, drag queens, magicians, or other creative acts.
  • Lounge 21 (21 years or older) - Musicians, singers, cover bands, or other creative musical acts.
  • Community Stage (18 years or older) - Dancers, singers, combat demonstrations, magicians, or other creative performance acts.
If you have any questions, please email Performers@anime-expo.org.
Note: Fields outlined in red are required.


If you are a new user, please create a new account. If you have previously submitted another application, please log into your account HERE before continuing.

New User Details

Primary Contact Information


General Performance Information

Provide at least one Youtube or Vimeo link of a live performance

Sub-Event Performance Information


AX Dance Application

Applicants must be 18 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.


After Hours Application

Applicants must be 21 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.


Community Stage Application

All applicants must be 18 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.


Lounge 21 Application

All applicants must be 21 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.

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