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Street Performer auditions


  • Please arrive by 10.15am at the latest at the North Hall to ensure you are registered
  • There will be a judging panel made up of representatives from the Courtyard Musicians Association, Street Performers Association & the Capco Covent Garden Management Team

  • Each audition must last no longer than 3 minutes

    These auditions are for performance slots in the North Hall, West Piazza and Courtyard

  • The North Hall and West Piazza pitch is predominantly for variety / circus acts with a structured show. Auditioning acts need to show a high degree of skill and the ability to build a rapport with the audience

  • The Courtyard pitch is for classical vocalists and instrumentalists. Vocalists should not be amplified although they can have a backing track

  • All auditioned performers will be contacted within one week of their audition in writing. They will receive feedback and confirmation of the audition result. All decisions are final

  • Please note there is no capacity for acoustic guitarists or singer/songwriters

  • We do not allow any wind instruments, brass instruments, electric guitars, drums, accordions, bagpipes or didgeridoos to be played here at Covent Garden

  • We are unable to supply electricity, all equipment must be battery powered

If you are unsuccessful in your audition, try

Street Performer

Auditions dates for 2020

Monday 10th February

Monday 11th May

Monday 10th August

Monday 9th November