DND Juniors

DND Juniors Dance Program


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Cherry Creek Dance Center
Littleton Contemporary Dance Center
Production Company Dance Center

The 2022 DND Juniors Dance Program Includes:

  • Performances at 3 Denver Nuggets home games
  • 1 upper level corner ticket to each home game performance
  • 6 dance clinics; held on Sundays
  • Rhinestone Logo Tee and Pom-poms for all participants
    All Dancers ages 5-14 years old are invited to dance with one of our DND Juniors teams. Teams are separated by age ONLY. No audition is required to participate. DND Juniors teams are:


  • 5-6 year old dancers
  • Approx. 15 dancers per class/instructor


  • 7-14 year old dancers
  • 3 classes; split by age: 7-8 year olds; 9-10 year olds; and 11-14 year olds
  • Approx. 15 dancers per class/instructor

DND Juniors participation requirements:

  • All applicants must be at least 5 years old by October 15, 2021 and must be no older than 14 on April 5, 2022. No exceptions.
  • A parent/ legal guardian must complete a DND Juniors Application, a Medical Release Form, and a Waiver & Liability Release Form.

Questions? Please email Dance Team Manager Amy Jo Johnston at AJ.Johnston@TeamKSE.com.

DND Juniors performances:

The DND Juniors will perform at 3 games in the 2021-22 season.

  • Monday, February 14, 2022 – Nuggets vs. Magic – 7pm Tip-off (In-Game Performance)
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022– Nuggets vs. Suns – 7pm Tip-off (Pre-Game Performance)
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – Nuggets vs. Spurs – 7pm Tipoff (Pre-Game Performance)

The DND Juniors rehearse approximately twice per month on Sundays from 12:30-2:30pm at Cherry Creek Dance in Denver. Cherry Creek Dance is located at 3rd & Clayton in Cherry Creek North. Free parking is available at meters around the studio or in the parking lot behind the building. Additional locations will be added.

Dance Clinic Dates:

  • Jan 30
  • Feb 13
  • Mar 6
  • Mar 20
  • Mar 27
  • Apr 3

DND Juniors fees:

Registration Fee: $25 (Non-refundable; Waived if tuition is paid in full at registration))

Tuition: $150, split into three equal payments:

  • $50 Due on or before January 30
  • $50 Due on or before February 28
  • $50 Due on or before March 27

Individual Performance Pricing: $65/game

Includes two dance clinics and 1 ticket to the home game performance. Participants are required to purchase a uniform tee, shorts, shoes, and poms.

  • Uniform Fee: $100 (Includes rhinestone logo tee, navy dance shorts, white athletic shoes, and performance poms)
  • Total program cost is $250 (plus registration fee, if applicable).

Please contact Amy Jo Johnston at AJ.Johnston@TeamKSE.com with any uniform questions or concerns.


What style of dance will the DND Juniors perform? They will perform routines similar in style to the Nuggets Dancers routines; a combination of hip hop, jazz, and pom.

What is the time commitment? Participants will need to be available for 2-hour dance clinics approx. twice per month and for 3 performances at Denver Nuggets home games. DND Juniors will need to be at Ball Arena from approximately 6–6:45pm for pre-game performances.

What if I can’t attend every performance? Families will have the option to pay game by game! Cost per game is $65 which includes two dance clinics and 1 ticket to the game for the performer. Additional tickets are available for purchase for friends and family. Please contact DND Manager Amy Jo Johnston at AJ.Johnston@TeamKSE.com for further details.

How do I register? Complete the online registration form at: ksetix.com/nuggets/dndjuniors/registration/. Participants may choose to pay just the $25 registration fee or pay the full $150 session tuition. Participants paying the full $150 tuition payment will not be charged the $25 registration fee. Tuition covers the cost of dance clinics and tickets to 3 home game performances (1 upper level corner ticket per game for the participant). Online payments are nonrefundable.

Is there a deadline for registration?Yes. Online registration for the Feb 14th performance closes on Friday, January 28. Walk up registration is available at Cherry Creek Dance on Sunday, January 30. Registration for the Mar 24th and Apr 5th performances close on Mar 4th and Mar 25th.

Can I upgrade the tickets that are included in the program cost? Yes. To upgrade or purchase additional tickets for friends and family, please contact Alexa Carpenter at Alexa.Carpenter@TeamKSE.com.

Who will instruct the weekly dance classes? Members of the Nuggets Dancers and DND Alumni will choreograph and teach each class.

When do the rehearsals take place? Rehearsals take place on Sundays from 12:30-2:30pm.

Where are the rehearsals held? Rehearsals will be held at Cherry Creek Dance. Cherry Creek Dance is located at 3rd & Clayton in Cherry Creek North. We are looking into two additional locations in Littleton and Longmont.

Can I stay and watch the rehearsals? Due to limited space and Covid protocols in the dance studio, family members are not able to stay in the classroom

Do participants need to be vaccinated to participate? Per the NBA, on court participants aged 12 and older will need to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon check-in for the performance on game day. Participants under age 12 will need to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 OR present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to each performance date upon check-in for the performance on game day. Please note that the protocols for on court participants varies from that of Ball Arena entry policies. Face masks are required at all times for attendees aged 2 and older. Additional information and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Ball Arena can be found at ballarena.com/newsafetyprotocols/.

Are face masks required for practices and performances? Yes. Participants must wear a mask during all practices at Cherry Creek Dance and performances at Ball Arena.

For additional questions, please contact program director program director Amy Jo Johnston at AJ.Johnston@TeamKSE.com or by calling (303) 405-1206.


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