Submit Your Act

Thank you for your interest in submitting to Be There Fest 2020 (formerly known as The Bechdel Test Fest.)

Be There Fest is a three day festival celebrating gender minorities and other marginalized voices that takes place in Philadelphia, PA, April 16th – 18th, 2020.

Submissions open October 31st and will remain open through December 31st.

The application link is here:

The application fee:
10/31 – 11/15     $5
11/16 – 12/31     $10

To Pay The Application Fee:
Please go to PayPal and send the appropriate fee:
Email if you have any questions.



Things you’ll need

  • Contact info and social handles
  • Act availablility
  • A general idea of who will be performing in your act and what kind of tech you’ll need
  • a video of your act (don’t have one? check out our FAQ)

All submissions close December 31st, and you will be notified if your act got in by February 1st 2020.

The full timeline is on our FAQ.

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