Preliminary Auditions for the 2019-20 Denver Nuggets Dancers begin on Friday, July 12 at Pepsi Center.
- Perform at Denver Nuggets home games in front of 19,000 fans per game.
- Travel nationally and internationally for our dance conventions, and NBA appearances.
- Participate in community service projects.
- Inspire young dancers through the DND Juniors program.
- Perform at multiple events throughout the year.
- Perform for national television audiences.
- Receive benefits from multiple sponsors including hair styling, tanning, gym and yoga memberships, and cosmetic dentistry.
- Get paid for doing what you love while making lifelong friends!
2019-20 Audition Schedule*
Preliminary Auditions: Friday, July 12
- Registration: 6:00pm - 6:30pm
- Finalists Announced by 10:30pm
Semi-Finals: Sunday, July 14
- Small Group Interviews & Dance Audition: 9:30am-1:30pm
- Finalists Announced by 3pm
Finalists’ Training Camp: Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
- Monday, July 15 - Dance Rehearsal: 7:30pm-10:00pm
- Tuesday, July 16 - Individual Interviews: scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm
- Wednesday, July 17 - Individual Interviews: scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm and Dance Rehearsal: 7:30-10:00pm
- Thursday July 18 - Individual Interviews: scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm and Photo Shoot & Uniform Fitting: 6:00pm-10:00pm
- Friday, July 19 - Dance Rehearsal: 6:30pm-9:00pm
Choreography Showcase / Final Dance Audition: Saturday, July 20
- Check-in: 10:00am
- 2019-20 DND Announced by 3pm
* Audition schedule subject to change.
All dancers must:
- be at least 18 years of age (by July 12, 2019) or 17 years of age with a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver on the participant's behalf
- hold a high school diploma or equivalent education
- wear athletic attire and shoes with non-marking soles
- submit non-returnable 8" x 10" headshot
- submit a dance resume including any previous dance teams, classes or workshops, current employment and training, educational background, and 3 professional references
- complete and submit the 2019 DND Audition Registration Form and the 2019 Liability Waiver & Release.
- have reliable transportation to and from all DND practices and at least 85% of the home games in the Denver Nuggets 2019-20 season (schedule TBD).
Prep Classes & Workshops
Audition prep classes and workshops are designed to prepare dancers for all elements of the audition process. Each class and workshop will feature a different piece of choreography, across the floor technique combos, and tips on how to look and feel your best at auditions.
Classes begin in June 13.