Perform at Denver PrideFest

//Perform at Denver PrideFest
Perform at Denver PrideFest

Perform Live at Denver PrideFest

Earn an opportunity to perform live at Denver PrideFest — the Rocky Mountain region’s largest LGBTQ Pride celebration, drawing 425,000 visitors to the annual festival. This year’s festival will take place on June 15-16, 2019.

Auditions for performance slots will take place in the spring. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates on auditions.

We will be holding auditions for the following:

  • Center Stage Performers
  • Latin Stage Performers
  • DJs for the Smirnoff Dance World Stage
  • Go-Go Dancers for the Smirnoff Dance World Stage

Center Stage and Latin Stage Performers

We are looking for dance troops, burlesque or boylesque acts, drag performers, singers, comedians, hula hoop performers, jugglers, contortionists and more! We are also specifically looking for some Spanish language acts for the Latin Stage.

Please Note:

  • We cannot accommodate aerialists or acts that require additional rigging.
  • No fire acts allowed.
  • No bands or singers that require additional sound setup.


  • Please bring your music on a CD or USB. Only the song you are performing on should be on the CD or USB—no other files or music. No music on phones. Your MUST bring a CD or a USB.
  • Time Limit: 3 MINUTES. If you exceed 3 minutes, you will be asked to leave the stage. You will be timed.

Judging Guidelines: Are you entertaining? Do you have high energy? Do you have stage presence and connect with the audience?



  • All music formats welcome including Latin, House, etc.
  • Round 1: 10 minutes per DJ. You need to mix at least 3 songs in 10min.
  • Final Round: 20 min set. You need to mix at least 4 songs in 20 minutes.
  • USBs and CDs only. Equipment onsite are the Pioneers 2000s
  • No software/computers allowed
  • No music on phones

DJ Judging Guidelines: You will be judged on music selection, mixing and flow, and stage presence.

Go-Go Dancers


  • Come in full Go-Go attire (your choice of outfit)
  • Two rotations/sets, two minutes each.

Judging Guidelines: You will be judged on your dancing ability and your high energy stage presence.

Audition Tips

To all performers, make sure you bring your A game, a positive attitude with a smile attached PLUS your friends and supporters as they will help to keep the energy off the roof!

Judges Panel

There will be a panel of judges including Drag artists, club Djs, promoters, professional dancers and volunteers.