Variety Show


2023 Cove School Variety Show Registration Form (opens 12/15 @ 9:30am)

  1. Acts must be no longer than 2 minutes

  2. Registration will open at 9:30 am on Thursday, December 15th and close 11:59 pm on Wednesday January 4th.

  3. Please submit only 1 registration form per Act/Group. For group acts, include:

    • Each performer’s name

    • Each performer’s parents’ names and email

    • Contact phone number for each parent

    • Name of Act or Song (No inappropriate lyrics please!)

    • Description of Act (singing, dancing, comedy, etc)

  4. If using an audio file for your performance, please submit an edited song file no longer than 2 minutes. Please email your song to during the registration period.

  5. If you have any questions, please contact


  1. Variety Show Registration - Thursday, December 15th, 2022 - Wednesday, January 4th, 2023.

    • Please submit only 1 registration form per act.

  2. Preview week - Monday, January 23rd, 3:00-4:00 & Wednesday, January 25th, 1:15-2:15.

    • Sign-ups for Preview Week

    • Please sign up for EITHER Monday or Wednesday (do not sign up for both days).

    • Location - Rm 19 (Ms. Long's Rm) - Monday ; The Cove Music Room - Wednesday

    • Attendance at one of these is MANDATORY for all performers.

    • Preview days are the first rehearsals where we do a quick run through of the performances to get a taste of all the acts. Acts need not be well-rehearsed or even complete at this point! There will be lots of time for practicing and polishing.

  3. Rehearsals - Mondays 3:00-4:15 and Wednesdays 1:15-2:30 starting January 30th through March 1st (no rehearsals Mid Winter Break week)

    • Sign up for Rehearsals (This is the sign-up for student rehearsals)

    • Volunteer Sign-Up (This sign-up is for parent volunteers for regular rehearsals)

    • Location - Rm 19 (Ms. Long's Rm) - Mondays ; Music Room - Wednesdays

    • Performers must attend at least 3 regular rehearsals (this does not include Preview Week or Tech/Dress Rehearsals.)

  4. Tech Rehearsal - Wednesday, March 8th from 2:45-4:30 pm

    • Location - Neil Cummins Gym

    • This will be the time to get used to the stage and mics and work out any kinks

  5. Dress Rehearsal - Wednesday, March 15th from 2:30-4:30 pm.

    • Volunteer Sign-Up

    • Attendance is MANDATORY for the entire rehearsal.

    • This will be a run-through of the show.

  6. 2023 Variety Show - Friday, March 17th at 6:00 pm

    • Volunteer Sign-Up

    • Kids arrive at 5:15pm

    • Doors open at 5:30pm

    • Location - Neil Cummins Gym


1. Preview Week Sign Up (sign up for either Monday or Wednesday)

2. Rehearsal Sign Up (Sign up for 3 rehearsals)


We need your help to make the variety show a success! Please sign up to volunteer where you can:

  1. Rehearsal Volunteer Sign Up

  2. Dress Rehearsal/Performance Volunteer Sign Up


  1. Children can only perform in ONE act and each act must not be longer than 2 minutes.

  2. Maximum performers per act: 8

  3. Singers will be required to sing into a microphone with a backing track or other accompaniment. No lip-syncing will be allowed.

  4. Karaoke version of your songs can be found at:

  5. Songs need to be edited before submitted. Make sure they are no more than 2 min long. The following are just a few audio editors that you can use to edit your song (many have a free trial available).

    • Audacity

    • WavePad

    • Ocenaudio

    • Garageband

  6. Dance acts should be choreographed in advance. Please no free-styling or lip-syncing.

  7. Sorry, no Magic acts. It doesn't view well from anywhere but the first row!

  8. Popular song requests will be approved at our discretion. Songs will be first-come first-serve (in terms of registration date and submission of songs). We will likely allow two submissions with the same song, but no more than that. Consider having a back-up song choice if you are planning to register a popular song.