The Knicks City Dancers’ debut performance in the Garden spotlight was November 5, 1991. In the 2011-12 Season, the Knicks City Dancers are celebrating their 20th Anniversary as the centerpiece of the Knicks Entertainment Experience, providing world-class dance that reflects the energy and diversity of New York. The KCD captivate audiences with their electrifying combination of athletic routines, unparalleled talent and classic style. Coached by former member, Danielle Mimnaugh, the KCD have worked with famed choreographers in the entertainment industry such as Gil Duldulao, Brian Thomas, Laurie Ann Gibson, Cicely and Olisa of NuStylz and Dan Karaty.
Off the court, the Knicks City Dancers have appeared on a variety of television programs, including Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Wendy Williams Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Good Morning America, MTV’s TRL and Sex and the City. The KCD also have made high-profile appearances at annual New York events such as the ING New York City Marathon, the Puerto Rican Day Parade, Dominican Day Parade and the Columbus Day Parade. On a worldwide scale, the KCD appeared in Manila and Abu Dhabi last season and have also recently traveled to Milan, Mumbai, Taiwan, Paris, Shanghai and Beijing.
As goodwill ambassadors for the Knicks, the Knicks City Dancers participate in a variety of charitable causes around New York, but their main focus is helping kids in crisis through the Garden of Dreams Foundation.For more info on the Knicks City Dancers visit, nyknickscitydancers.com.