The Girls with the Golden Feet

The Finalists: (L to R) Madi Hicks, Hayden Hopkins and Alexa Luke (by Nathan Sayers)

Each year the Dance Spirit editors discover that narrowing down the Cover Model Search competition to a few finalists is a nearly impossible task. We love watching the hundreds of videos we receive, but we hate having to choose just three dancers to come to NYC for a chance to land on a DS cover. And yet this year, three standouts made our jobs a little bit easier.

Meet Madi Hicks, Hayden Hopkins and Alexa Luke: your 2013 CMS finalists! The solos they submitted for the contest showed off their mature stage presence, solid technique and some of the most beautiful feet we’ve ever seen. (Seriously. Those feet!) We’ve narrowed the field—now the ultimate tough call, picking the next DS cover girl, is up to you!

Read all about Madi, Hayden and Alexa (click on their names for their stories), and then go to dancespirit.com//cms to watch their solos and see more photos of the girls showing off at their NYC shoot. Pick your favorite and cast your vote before July 15

(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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