Audition for the 2024 Tattoo!

Interested in performing in this summer’s show?
We’re currently taking applications for the Tattoo Choir and Tattoo Children’s Chorus.


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be part of the excitement of The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo? If you love to sing, you could be a part of the Tattoo Choir or the Tattoo Children’s Chorus!

The choirs begin rehearsing in May and continue through to the middle of June, when the rehearsal schedule gets busier. Rehearsals begin in June and continue up to showtime.

Tattoo Choir members must be Grade 9 or older.

Fill out an application below if you’d like to audition for the show!


  • Sight reading skills are an asset.
  • Memorization of all music is required.
  • The Tattoo Choir performs on a stage built over the arena floor.
  • Though the Tattoo will follow all health guidelines in place at show time, there will be no social distancing on the stage.
  • While performing, the Tattoo Choir will not be wearing masks.
  • The Tattoo Choir members move quickly in the dark while loading and unloading the set.
  • Costume parts are provided, white shirt/blouses and long black skirts/pants are not.
  • You will receive two complimentary tickets to the Tattoo.
  • You will receive a complimentary 2024 Cast T-Shirt.

“Proud to be Canadian. Proud to be from Nova Scotia who houses such an amazing event.”

Carolyn Milbury
Nova Scotia

Photos by Stoo Metz, David Baillieul, Hamish Gordon & others.
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