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Denver Nuggets Dancers Auditions

Preliminary Auditions for the 2018-19 Denver Nuggets Dancers begin on Saturday, July 14 at Pepsi Center.

  • 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!

2018 Audition Schedule*

Preliminary Auditions: Saturday, July 14

  • Registration: 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Semi-Finalists Callbacks (including group interviews) 1pm
  • Finalists Announced by 6pm

Finalists’ Training Camp: Sunday, July 15 – Friday, July 20

  • Sunday, July 15 – Dance Rehearsal: 2-5pm
  • Monday, July 16 – Dance Rehearsal: 7:30-10pm
  • Tuesday, July 17 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 18 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm; Photo Shoot & Uniform Fitting: 6-10pm
  • Thursday July 19 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm
  • Friday, July 20 – Dance Rehearsal: 6:30-9pm

Choreography Showcase / Final Dance Audition: Saturday, July 21

  • Check-in: 3pm
  • 2018-19 DND Announced by 7pm

* Audition schedule subject to change.

Audition Requirements:

All dancers must:

  • be at least 18 years of age (by July 14, 2018) 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 bottoms, 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 2018 DND Audition Registration Form and the 2018 Liability Waiver & Release.
  • live in the Denver area and have reliable transportation to and from all DND practices and at least 80% of the home games in the Denver Nuggets 2018-19 season (schedule TBD).

Prep Classes

Audition Prep Classes are designed to introduce dancers to the style of choreography performed by Nuggets Dancers. Classes are open to all dancers over 16 years of age (Dancers under 18 years of age will need to have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver on their behalf). Prep Classes are essentially dance classes and include:

  • Warm-up / Stretch
  • Brief Technique / Across the Floor
  • Dance Combo
  • Q&A session about auditions

A different combo will be taught at each prep class. The pace of each class is like the actual audition setting. Many dancers take ALL prep classes to practice picking up the DND style of choreography in a fast-paced environment. Individual prep classes cost $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Dancers interested in pre-registering for 10 or more classes receive a 10% discount and pay just $14.40/class!

Prep Class Dates/Times/Locations: All Prep Class will be held at Pepsi Center from 6:30-8pm.

  • Fri Jun 1
  • Mon Jun 4
  • Tues Jun 5
  • Thurs Jun 7
  • Wed Jun 13
  • Thurs Jun 14
  • Mon Jun 18
  • Thurs Jun 21
  • Tues Jun 26
  • Wed Jun 27
  • Tues Jul 10
  • Wed Jul 11
  • Thurs Jul 12

If you would like to receive email updates with the latest DND audition news, please email DND Manager Amy Jo Wagner at

For more information, please visit Prep Class Info.

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Indiana Pacemates Auditions

Indiana Pacemates: 2018-19 Auditions

Be a part of the excitement with the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Pacemates for the 2018-19 season!

Auditions begin Tuesday, July 10.

Registration opens at 5:00 PM and auditions begin at 5:45 PM.
Bankers Life Fieldhouse – 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46024 (Directions »)

Want to Prepare for Auditions? Register for Workshops »

Have a Question About Auditions? Pacemate Auditions FAQs »



  • Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma or GED (by July 10, 2018)
  • Able to attend rehearsals twice a week
  • Reliable transportation to rehearsals and games
  • Good moral character
  • Flexible schedule


  • Be prepared to stay as late as needed (no exceptions)
  • All choreography is taught at the audition
  • The first round will consist of 1-2 eliminations that may include freestyle, jazz technique and hip-hop choreography
  • Recommended items: Snacks, water bottle, towel, items to freshen up between rounds
  • If selected as a finalist, a photo shoot will take place after auditions
  • Provide one non-returnable full-length photo (5×7 or larger preferred) or upload one via the registration form
  • Provide references on the registration form (to be contacted prior to choosing final team)


  • Rehearsals and video/photo shoots on July 11-12 and July 16-17 (from 6:00 – 10:00 PM) and July 15 (morning rehearsal)
  • Interview scheduled during the day on July 16 and/or 17
  • Audition Showcase on July 18 at 7:00 PM (FREE and open to the public!)
  • All rehearsals, designated home games, community, charitable and corporate appearances for the entire contracted year

Chicago Luvabulls Auditions

The Bulls are looking for Chicago’s most talented and engaging dancers to represent the organization and this great city!

Open Auditions: Saturday, July 14th

Doors open at 9am for registration and close promptly at 9:30am
Wolcott Arts and Athletic Center – 1950 W. Hubbard St. Chicago, IL – Click here for directions


  • Must be at least 18 years of age as of July 14, 2018 – please bring ID
  • Must have training in jazz and hip-hop dance, with an emphasis on synchronized dance team choreography – tumbling skills, cheer stunts and pom experience are a plus
  • Must reside in the Chicago-land area and have a reliable means of transportation
  • There are no minimum or maximum height or weight requirements
  • Candidates must be able to attend a 3-day training camp on July 16th – 18th
  • Team photo shoot (August Date TBD)
  • Evening rehearsals during the work week will start on Tuesday, July 31st
  • Bulls home games until the end of the NBA season (includes Playoffs)

Things to know:

  • The Luvabulls are professional dancers, but the job is a part-time position
  • Luvabulls rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Some Sunday rehearsals will be required.
  • The Luvabulls appear at corporate and charity events around Chicago and have also appeared internationally in Europe, Asia and South America.
  • Please wear form-fitting dance or athletic attire and gym shoes
  • Hair and makeup should be glamorous and sophisticated
  • Bring kneepads, water and snacks each day
  • Auditions are closed to the public. Friends and family are not allowed to watch.

For more information on the current Luvabulls: Click Here

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Toronto Raptors Dance Team Auditions


DATE: Sunday, July 8th, 2018
CHOREOGRAPHER: Amberley Waddell
LOCATION: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON. Enter through Gate 1.
REGISTRATION: 10:30am – Women | 2:00pm – Men | 4:00pm – Final Callbacks


What We’re Looking For

  • Female and Male Dancers – 18 and older
  • Skilled dancers with dynamic personalities and strong individual styles.
  • Dancers of all training backgrounds who are versatile and able to learn choreography.
  • There is no minimum or maximum height requirement.
  • You must also provide a resume and current non-returnable 5×7 or 8×10 headshot.

What To Expect

Dancers will be taught a basic Hip Hop/Jazz Funk routine. All participants will be asked to perform the routine in small groups. Dancers who advance will be asked to perform 4-6 eight counts of freestyle choreography highlighting strengths and specialties. Music will be provided. The audition is closed, spectators will not be permitted.

What To Wear

  • Arrive camera ready! Dance Attire that shows off your personal style
  • Participants may wear any kind of sneaker/dance shoe with non-marking soles

Commitment Information

  • Mandatory team rehearsals – Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-10:00pm
  • August through April (or until end of playoffs)
  • Mandatory team meeting
  • Pre-Season games – October
  • 41+ Regular Season Home Games – October to April. Schedule is available in August
  • Public appearances and events


Judges will focus on dance ability, enthusiasm, energy, personality and showmanship.

Pre-register by emailing your headshot and resume to

Philadelphia Flyers Ice Girls Pre-Audition Workshop

Date: 6/21
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: Flyers SkateZone, 601 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

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Sixers Dancers Auditions

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Houston Rockets Power Dancers Auditions

Rockets Power Dancers Preliminary Auditions

Saturday, June 30, 2018


UH Recreation and Wellness Center
4500 University Drive
Houston, TX 77004


Registration: 8:00AM
Registration fee: $25 (cash only)

Parking for Preliminary Auditions:

$3 parking available at the UH Welcome Center/Parking Garage on the corner of University Drive and Calhoun Road or FREE parking available across from the UH Recreation & Wellness Center in Parking Lots 20A and 20C (1 block walk from UH Student Center South)

Audition Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate by September 1, 2018 (valid I.D. required on the day of auditions)
  • Must be a full-time college student and/or hold a full-time job
  • Complete audition application, release form and provide professional/dance resume
  • Must provide non-returnable current color headshot and full body photo
  • Must be able to attend Rockets home games & all evening rehearsals 2-3 times a week
  • Must be able to attend a certain number of appearances & other related Rockets events/activities
  • If selected to the team, a one-year contract and commitment are required
  • Drug test screening and background check are required of audition finalists
  • Walk ups day of auditions are welcomed!


  • Two-piece dance ensemble (must be fitted, no pants & must show midriff)
  • Shoe of preference with non-marking soles
  • Flesh tone pantyhose or dance tights
  • Performance ready hair and make-up

What are we looking for?

  • Professionalism
  • Confidence, personality, showmanship, energy and enthusiasm
  • Dancers who are well spoken and can represent the Houston Rockets and RPD in a professional manner on and off the court
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Consistent positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Ability and desire to commit for one full year

Audition process on Saturday, June 30, 2018

  • Open auditions are closed to the public, family and friends
  • Preliminary auditions will consist of a series of 2-3 eliminations that will include: stylized choreography and hip-hop
  • We recommend that you bring food and drink to keep your energy up and hydrated between rounds
  • Candidates will be judged on appearance, dance ability, style, strength and completion of choreography, energy, projection, potential, personality and attitude
  • Finalists will be announced at the end of the day
  • The Houston Rockets can make changes at their sole discretion in the best interest of the Houston Rockets Power Dancers throughout the entire audition process.

Finalists Interviews:

Monday, July 2, 2018 by appointment only

Finalists Boot Camp:

July 3rd
July 5th – July 9th
All Boot Camp times will be from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

RPD Finals:

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Toyota Center – 1510 Polk Street Houston, TX 77002. Doors open at 6PM. Show starts at 7PM.

The 2018-2019 Rockets Power Dancers will be announced at the end of the night!

Detroit Pistons Dancer Auditions

Detroit Pistons Dancer Auditions

Date and time: Saturday, June 30th at 9:00AM & Sunday, July 1st at 10:00AM at the Pistons Practice Facility in Auburn Hills

Must be over 18 by October 1st, 2018

Attire: Sports bra, Spandex shorts, tennis shoes (bring jazz shoes if owned)

Arrive in full hair and makeup

Need to Bring With: Current headshot, resume, water and snacks

Auditions are free

Must be a US Resident.   

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