2017-18 Nuggets Dancers Auditions begin Friday, July 14th!
- Perform at Denver Nuggets home games in front of 19,000 fans per game.
- Travel nationally and internationally for our annual calendar shoot, dance conventions, and NBA appearances.
- Choreograph for the best dance team in the NBA.
- 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, waxing services, gym and yoga memberships, and cosmetic dentistry.
- Get paid for doing what you love while making lifelong friends!
UPDATED 2017 Audition Schedule*
Friday, July 14: Preliminary Auditions
- Registration: 5-6pm
- Semi-Finalists will be announced by 10pm
Saturday, July 15: Semi-Finals
- Small Group Interviews: 8:30am – 12:30pm
- Semi-Final Dance Audition: 1pm
- Finalists will be announced by 4pm
Monday, July 17 – Friday July 21: Finalists’ Training Camp
- Monday, July 17 - Dance Rehearsal: 8-10:30pm
- Tuesday, July 18 - Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 minute each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm
- Wednesday, July 19 - Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 minute each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm, Dance Rehearsal: 8-10:30pm
- Thursday July 20 - Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 minute each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm, Photo Shoot & Uniform Fitting: 6-10pm
- Friday, July 21 - Public Appearance: 10am-12:30pm (Highlands Ranch), Dance Rehearsal: 6-8:30pm
Saturday, July 22 - Choreography Showcase / Final Dance Audition: Check-in: 9:30-10am, 2017-18 DND Announced: 4pm
* Audition schedule subject to change.
All dancers must:
- be at least 18 years of age (by October 1, 2017) 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 a cropped top, fitted bttoms, 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 2017 DND Audition Registration Form and the 2017 Liability Waiver & Release.
- live in the Denver area and have reliable transportation to and from all DND practices and at least 85% of the home games in the Denver Nuggets 2017-18 season (schedule TBD).
Audition prep classes and workshops are designed to introduce dancers to prepare dancers for all elements of the audition process. Each class and workshop will feature a different piece of choreography, technique combos, and tips on how to look and feel your best at auditions.
Classes begin May 30 at Pepsi Center. To register, click here.