Meet Our 2018 Cover Model Search Semifinalists!

(Clockwise from top left) Rosie Granito, Sydney Burtis, Reina Stamm, Sophie Miklosovic, Shelby Patterson, and Jacalyn Tatro, six of our 12 semifinalists (all photos via Instagram)

Each month in 2017, we chose one 2018 Cover Model Search semifinalist from the pool of very talented entrants on dancemedia.com. Last week, we selected our December winner—which means we now have all 12 of our 2018 Cover Model Search semifinalists. And what does that mean? It means that one of the lovely ladies below will be our Cover Model Search winner, gracing our October 2018 cover!


Over the next month, the other Dance Spirit editors and I will narrow this already choice group down to three finalists, who'll come to NYC for a week of classes, photo shoots, and Broadway show outings. You'll get to meet them all in our July/August issue, and vote for your favorite from June 15–July 15.

So, which of the 12 semifinalists do you think should make our top three? Click the links below to check out their videos and let us know! (And then get your own CMS dream started by entering your best dance video in next year's contest, which kicks off this month.)

January: Gracie-Annalysse Head, "Revolution"

February: Amy Magsam, "Fall for You"

March: Robbie Downey, "Paquita Variation"

April: Rosie Granito, "Colors"

May: Bella Allen, "The Event"

June: Brooke Cox, "Creep"

July: Hailey Waara, "Almost There"

August: Reina Stamm, "Spring's Awakening"

September: Shelby Patterson, "Voyage"

October: Sydney Burtis, "Any Other World"

November: Jacalyn Tatro, "Less"

December: Sophie Miklosovic, "Sugar Plum Variation"

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(From left) Darriel Johnakin, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Sutherland (all photos by Erin Baiano)

Congratulations to Dance Spirit's 2019 Cover Model Search finalists: Darriel Johnakin, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Sutherland! One of them will win a spot on Dance Spirit's Fall 2019 cover. Learn more about the dancers by clicking on their names here:

Read Darriel's profile here

Read Diego's profile here

Read Emma's profile here

And then vote for your favorite below. You can vote once a day now through July 15.

We also want you to get social! We'll be factoring social media likes and shares into our final tallies. Be sure to show your favorite finalist some love on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, sharing their profile pages and using the hashtag #DanceSpiritCMS.

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Photo by Erin Baiano

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