You are here

2017 Rhythm & Blue Auditions

The Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers are looking for talented young men and women to join the only coed hip-hop professional dance team in the NFL!  Dancers perform at all Dallas Cowboys home games, make personal appearances across the country, and are positive role models and charitable ambassadors throughout the community.

REQUIREMENTS: Dancers must have high school diploma or GED and a valid photo ID to participate in auditions; female applicants must be at least 21 years old as of August 1st, 2017.  You must be a resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, or be willing to relocate, and have reliable transportation. Preliminary and semi-final auditions are closed to the public.  Viewing will be allowed at the Final Auditions.  Hair and make-up for all audition rounds should be attractive and not distracting.  No body jewelry or body decoration is permitted during auditions.  Please cover up any visible tattoos.  Ladies should wear a cropped dance top or sports bra, hot pants or dance trunks, skin colored dance tights, and comfortable shoes for the audition process. Gentlemen should wear comfortable hip hop dance attire.


Completed application forms and registration fees can be mailed in to Dallas Cowboys Headquarters at the address provided below, turned in physically at a DCRB prep class at the Centre for Dance, submitted online through Eventbrite (for credit card payments only), or turned in at the preliminary audition on April 22nd, 2017.

Registration fees are $25 and can be paid by cash, credit card (EventBrite only), check, or money order.  Please make check or money order payable to the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers.

The Dallas Cowboys HQ address is:

Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue
Attn: Jenny Durbin Smith
One Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX 75034


PRELIMINARIES: April 22nd, 2017 @ 10:00AM-4:00 PM

Preliminary Auditions will be held in the Dance Studio at the Dallas Cowboys HQ in Valley Ranch, One Cowboys Parkway, Irving, TX 75063.  Candidates will need to arrive at least 30 minutes early to submit application (if not pre-registered) and receive an audition number.  Candidates will then learn a short hip-hop dance routine.  Afterwards, candidates will then introduce themselves and perform for the judging panel in groups of five.  At the end of the performances, the judges’ selection for callbacks will be posted. 

SEMI-FINALS: April 23rd, 2017 @ 10:00-4:00 PM

Semi-final Auditions will be held in the Dance Studio at the Dallas Cowboys HQ in Valley Ranch.  Candidates will learn a second short hip-hop dance routine and will then perform both routines in groups of five for the judging panel.  Judges will also conduct brief interviews during the audition process.  At the end of the performances, the judges’ selections for finals will be posted.  Finalists will have a brief meeting with Director Jenny Durbin Smith to discuss the final audition process and finals attire.  Following the meeting, finalists will have a brief rehearsal to perfect the choreography. 

FINALS: April 27th, 2017 Evening (TBA)

The Final round of auditions are open to the public and will be the featured entertainment for the Dallas Cowboys Draft Day Party at The Star.

Become a member of the most dynamic dance team in the world; receive unparalleled professional training, and make lifelong friends!  NFL Draft Day is not only for the football players; we want YOU on our team!

For all information and complete application forms, visit WWW.DALLASCOWBOYS.COM/RHYTHM-BLUE.

Any questions not covered may be directed to Director, Jenny Durbin Smith, at