The Dallas Cowboys introduced the Rhythm and Blue in 2009, a high-energy co-ed hip-hop dance team and drum corps. The Rhythm and Blue brings an innovative, unique and exciting element to the Cowboys legendary game-day entertainment line-up. Audiences have been entertained by the talented group of men and women upon entering the plazas of AT&T Stadium before each game. After every Cowboys' score during the game, the Rhythm and Blue Drumline dazzle fans with thunderous celebration performances. The Rhythm and Blue Dancers, presented by Miller Lite, were conceptualized under the direction of Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President of Brand Management Charlotte Anderson and is the first and only entertainment concept of its kind in the National Football League.
The Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue is a two-part entertainment entity consisting of a percussion troop drumline to provide the rhythm and the dance team to provide the spirit of Dallas Cowboys' true blue. The performances are electrifying with their unique blend of cutting edge music and drum cadences. The dance teams' dynamic routines feature breakdancing and hip-hop based movement requiring both strong musicality and level of dance ability and are already proving to be a fan favorite. In the short period of time since its inception, the high level of performances and choreography has garnered this group national attention and prestige. Dance Team Magazine selected the Rhythm and Blue as their cover story for their Premier Issue and Dance Track Magazine featured the group in their Spring/Summer Issue in 2013. The group has been showcased at industry competitions and has been requested to appear at both charity and corporate appearances in the DFW metroplex, Texas, New Mexico, Las Vegas, Nevada and Panama City, Panama.
Jenny Durbin Smith lends her expertise and award-winning choreography as director and choreographer for the team. Durbin Smith has been choreographing for 10 years for teams such as the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Mavericks Dancers, Dallas Desperados Dancers, The Officials, NFL & NBA Pro Cheerleader Conventions and numerous college, high school and studio competition teams. She has also lent her skills to several national television commercials, television shows, touring stage shows and promotions such as ‘America’s Got Talent’, Mary Kay, Hasbro, MTV’s ‘TRL,’ Harrah's Casinos and Monday Night Football. Durbin Smith uses her extensive hip-hop dance experience and unique coaching style to fashion a unique entertainment concept within the professional sports arena.
The Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue uniform was created by Jenny Durbin Smith in partnership with Rebel Athletic, a proud sponsor of the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers. The uniforms evoke a contemporary, stylish and hip Cowboy image while keeping the tradition and excellence of America's Team.
The Dallas Cowboys are long-heralded for their innovation, prestige and merit in game-day entertainment. “We want to think ‘outside of the box’ and bring something that is not only innovative and unique to the world of professional sports entertainment but also complements our existing game-day entertainment elements,” Durbin Smith says of the team. The result is your highly acclaimed Rhythm and Blue!
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