Open Auditions

 Contestants will not have an audition time slot and will be seen on a first come, first serve basis.

After reading Rules and Regulations below, please fill out an online registration form to be seen by the judges, guaranteed.

Walk in auditioners are accepted but MUST fill out a registration form on the night of open auditions. Keep in mind, we cannot guarantee audition space for last minute contestants.


Hidden Talent Toronto is open to all ages.

There are two age categories: 5 - 18 and 18+

Hidden Talent is open to all Canadian residents.

This contest is open to solo vocalists and vocal groups of any musical genre

Unfortunately, we are NOT accepting band submissions. 

We will not be accepting online auditions before or after the auditions date; therefore, if you would like a chance to be a part of Hidden Talent Toronto, you must do whatever it takes to be present for the live open auditions.

For the first round of open auditions, contestants will have up to one minute to perform any cover or original song.

There will be NO instrumental back ground music allowed to be used for your audition. The judges would like to hear the crystal clear sound of your voice without hiding behind any instruments

Come prepared with 2 song choices. You may be asked by the judges to sing another song during your audition

  We strongly advise the contestant chooses the most interesting part of the song to audition with so that they can showcase their vocal range immediately.

Hundreds come out to audition! 100 are accepted in the competition. A ONE-TIME commitment fee of $20 will be needed from each, accepted contestant due to past commitment issues throughout the competition. This fee will have to submitted on the night of open auditions in order to proceed to the preliminary round. Starting from the preliminaries, all rounds will be performed in front of a live 500+ audience where family, friends and general public are invited to watch the competition.Tickets will be sold for $20 on our website for each round throughout the competition. During the Prelims, contestants will be partnered for a BATTLE ROUND sing off (Just as NBC's "The Voice") and the selected 30 contestants will move on to semifinals. Please be aware that the "Battle Round" sing off is ONLY for the preliminary round during the competition. 

From the 30 Semi Finalists, the judges will cut it down to the TOP 12! These finalists will be given the chance and opportunity to work with some of the most successful artist celebrities, executive producers and mangers in the music industry. They will perform in front of hundreds, be televised, be interviewed and much more. Top 3 winners will be announced the night of the Finals. The runners up will receive cash and/or gift certificates along with trophies. As for the Grand Prize winner, he/she will be awarded with a cash value prize of $2,000 in Professional Studio Recording Time (mixing and mastering included for a demo ready CD) and being crowned Hidden Talent Toronto's first place winner!

 Someone's dream is about to come true, we wish all the best of luck to you!

Any Questions, please feel free to "Contact Us" from our website anytime.

Due to the high volume of emails, a reply to your question may take between 2-3 business days.

Thank you in advance!


Hidden Talent Toronto