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Denver Nuggets Dancers perform at all home games in the Denver Nuggets season, including pre-season exhibitions, regular-season games, and NBA Playoffs. Dancers also have opportunities to:

  • Travel nationally and internationally for our dance conventions and NBA appearances.
  • Participate in community service projects.
  • Inspire young dancers through the DND Juniors dance program.
  • Perform at multiple non-game events throughout the year.
  • Perform for national television audiences.
  • Receive benefits from multiple sponsors including hair styling, tanning, and fitness memberships
  • Get paid to dance while making lifelong friends!

2021 Audition Schedule*

Preliminary Auditions (Virtual):

  • Online Audition Registration Due: 12pm (noon) MDT on Friday, July 23
  • Audition Choreography Instructional Video Distributed: 12pm (noon) MDT on Saturday, July 24
  • Audition Video Submission Due: 12pm (noon) MDT on Tuesday, July 27

Semi-Final Dance Audition (In-Person): Sunday, August 1

  • Check-in at Ball Arena: 2pm
  • Finalists Announced by 7pm

Finalists’ Training Camp: Monday, August 2 – Friday, August 6

  • Monday, August 2

    • Individual Interviews: scheduled between 12 and 4pm
    • Dance Rehearsal: 7:30-10:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 3

    • Individual Interviews: scheduled between 9am and 5pm
    • Photo Shoot & Uniform Fitting: 4pm-10pm
  • Wednesday, August 4

    • Individual Interviews: scheduled between 9am and 12pm
    • Dance Rehearsal: 7:30-10:30pm
  • Thursday, August 5
  • Friday, August 6

    • Dance Rehearsal: 6:30-9:30pm

Choreography Showcase / Final Dance Audition: Sunday, August 8

  • Check-in: 11am
  • 2021-22 DND Announced by 5pm

*Audition schedule subject to change. Please see FAQs for detailed audition process.

Audition Requirements:

All dancers must:

  • be at least 18 years of age (by August 1, 2021) 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 2021 DND Audition Registration Form and the 2021 Liability Waiver & Release.
  • have reliable transportation to and from all DND practices and at least 85% of the home games in the Denver Nuggets 2021-22 season (schedule TBD)

Prep Classes

Audition prep classes are designed to prepare dancers for all elements of the audition process. Each class will feature a different piece of choreography, across the floor technique combos, and tips on how to look and feel your best at auditions. All prep classes in the 2021 audition season will be hosted online from 6:30-8:30pm.

Virtual Prep Class Dates:

  • Mon Jun 28
  • Tues Jul 6
  • Mon Jul 12
  • Thurs Jul 15
  • Fri Jul 23

If you would like to receive email updates with the latest DND audition news, please email DND Manager Amy Jo Johnston at For more information, please click the Prep Class Info button below.


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