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If you've ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Dance Magazine, now's your chance to find out. Dance Magazine is seeking an editorial intern who's equally passionate about dance and journalism.

Through March 1, we are accepting applications for a summer intern to assist our staff onsite in New York City from June to August. The internship includes an hourly stipend and requires a minimum two-day-a-week commitment. (We do not provide assistance securing housing.)

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Kristin Damrow and Company's Allegra Bautiste. Photo by RJ Muna, Courtesy John Hill PR

If one of your New Year's resolutions was "See more dance" (and really, shouldn't that be everyone's?), never fear. We picked five shows certain to get 2019 off to a brilliant start.

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The Mariinsky Ballet in Balanchine's "Rubies," photo courtesy Mariinsky Ballet

Dear Editor,

I've just read Emma Sandall's piece on hyperextension and the 180-degree position. It's intelligent, interesting, well-written. But there are a few mistakes and some misleading remarks. I can't resist writing the following.

1. If Guillem says Fonteyn said would have lifted her leg higher if she could, then that's what Guillem says.

But she's wrong. Keith Money's book "Margot Assoluta" (published in 2000) includes a photo of Fonteyn in rehearsal doing a seconde almost to shoulder-height: she told Money "I can get the leg that high—but it ruins the line." Fonteyn wanted level hips, something crucial to many ideas of placement but not discussed by Sandall.

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DePrince in David Dawson's A Million Kisses to my Skin. Photo by Angela Sterling via dnb.org

You know Michaela DePrince's story by now. The Dutch National Ballet soloist was orphaned in war-torn Sierra Leone, adopted by an American family and subsequently became a near-household name in the ballet world, eventually joining Dance Theatre of Harlem and then DNB. Since then, she's written a memoir, acted as an ambassador for War Child Holland, appeared in a Beyoncé music video, become the face of a Jockey campaign and will be the subject of a upcoming biopic directed by none other than Madonna. But all her high-profile achievements haven't changed her exacting work ethic or unwavering commitment to her craft.

We caught up with her for our "Spotlight" series:

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"Color Us With Sounds" choreographed by Jegor Gordejev, aka b-boy Ego, featuring Gordejev and Andrey Zhilsky.

This exciting collaboration between b-boy Jegor Gordejev, aka Ego, and composer Andrey Zhilsky takes us on a journey of movement and music. The video features Gordejev and Zhilsky creatively break-dancing around a stark white room with guitars.

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Photo credits, clockwise from bottom left: Peter Mueller, Courtesy Cincinnati Ballet; Jayme Thornton; Jochen Viehoff, Courtesy Stephanie Troyak; Karolina Kuras, Courtesy National Ballet of Canada; Natasha Razina, Courtesy State Academic Mariinsky Theatre; Kim Kenney, Courtesy Atlanta Ballet; Jim Lafferty; Arian Molina Soca, Courtesy Pennsylvania Ballet; Altin Kaftira, Courtesy Dutch National Ballet; Scott Shaw, Courtesy Shamar Wayne Watt

What's next for the dance world? Our annual list of the dancers, choreographers and companies that are on the verge of skyrocketing has a pretty excellent track record of answering that question.

Here they are: the 25 up-and-coming artists we believe represent the future of our field.

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Spotlight
James Alsop has choreographed for stars from Beyoncé to Janelle Monae. Photo via Facebook

Even if you haven't heard her name, you've almost certainly seen the work of commercial choreographer James Alsop. Though she's made award-winning dances for Beyoncé ("Run the World," anyone?) and worked with stars like Lady GaGa and Janelle Monae, Alsop's most recent project may be her most powerful: A moving music video for Everytown for Gun Safety, directed by Ezra Hurwitz and featuring students from the National Dance Institute.

Enough! www.youtube.com

We caught up with Alsop for our "Spotlight" series:

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RUBBERBANDance Group in Victor Quijada's Vraiment doucement. Photo by Mathieu Doyon, Courtesy Danse Danse

We love The Nutcracker as much as the next person, but that perennial holiday classic isn't the only thing making its way onstage this month. Here are five alternatives that piqued our editors' curiosity.

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As part of the Dance Magazine Awards celebrations, we invited members of the community to share their messages with our honorees. The following was sent to Nigel Redden, whom we presented with our inaugural Leadership Award:

Nigel,
Bravo!!
Jennie & Dick
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Our Readers' Choice winners. Photo credits, clockwise from top left: Michael Slobodian, courtesy TU Dance; Screenshot via HiHo Kids YouTube; Courtesy LUNA; Christopher Duggan, courtesy Jacob's Pillow; Jay Newman, courtesy Kinetic Light

We asked you for nominations, compiled your suggestions and had you vote on your favorites. Here's what you chose:

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Some of the DM staff's favorite dance performances in 2018. See photo credits below

Dance Magazine editors and writers chose their favorite dance happenings of the year. Here are the moves, moments and makers that grabbed us:

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"Go Figure" is a dance anthem shot all across India. With music by SHIVA featuring Kira, the video supports children in need of food, shelter, healthcare, and education. Proceeds go towards building communities and empowering the dreams of these children.

Director/Videographer: Montana Monardes

Producer: Chris Lane

Choreography: Montana Monardes, Kira Stevens, Erin Musselman

Don't forget to enter your video for a chance to win our December contest!

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Jamar Roberts in Talley Beatty's Stack-Up. Photo by Paul Kolnik, courtesy Ailey

Jamar Roberts has long been one of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's most thrilling performers, bringing his sinuous power to whatever the company's wide-ranging repertory throws at him. Last season, Roberts' own movement became a part of that repertory: His blues-inspired Members Don't Get Weary, set to the music of John Coltrane, received rave reviews, and returns this week as part of the company's 60th Anniversary season at New York City Center.

We caught up with Roberts for our "Spotlight" series:

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Bill Shannon's Touch Update makes its way to Washington, DC, and New York City this month. Photo courtesy Dance Place

The fall performance season continues at breakneck speed with everything from an international ballet company making its U.S. debut to a retrospective on one of New York City's most iconic dancemakers—not to mention more than a few intriguing new works. Here's what we've got pencilled in.

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LECTURER Specializing in Hip Hop dance. University of Dayton. Requires degree, 5 yrs. prof'l. dance exp. & 3 yrs. teaching. Apply https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/27225

ASST/ASSOC PROFESSOR OF MODERN DANCE, tenure-track, Fall 2019. University of Missouri-Kansas City. MFA Dance or equivalent professional exp. req.'d. Details/ apply: http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions

SPRINGFIELD BALLET (SWMO): Two opportunities: 1) Artistic Director, and 2) School Director. Requirements: Dance Professional / Instructor with management, admin. experience. For details & to apply: www.springfieldballet.org/Employment-Opportunities

HOPE COLLEGE / EMPLOYMENT DANCE DEPT. 1) Tenure Track Asst. or Assoc. Professor; and 2) Assistant Professor of Dance, Non Tenure Track. Positions begin Fall 2019. For full job-descriptions and to apply, please visit: http://www.hope.edu/employment/faculty

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DANCE FACULTY: Terminal degree+college-level teaching req'd. Info / Apply at links. Assistant Professor - Ballet & Choreography: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/84804. Assistant Professor - Contemporary Dance & Ballet: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/84805. Assistant Professor - Classical Ballet Repertoire: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/84948.


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ASST. PROFESSOR OF DANCE, TENURE-TRACK Emory University. Beg. fall 2019. MFA dance/teaching exp. required. Apply https://apply.interfolio.com/54180

TENURE TRACK POSITION: Mount Holyoke College; Modern Dance Technique and Choreography. Begins 2019-20. Apply: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=743

LECTURER Specializing in Hip Hop dance. University of Dayton. Requires degree, 5-yrs. prof'l. dance exp. & 3 yrs. teaching. Apply https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/27225

ASST/ASSOC PROFESSOR OF MODERN DANCE, tenure-track, Fall 2019. University of Missouri-Kansas City. MFA Dance or equivalent professional exp. req.'d. Details/ apply: http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions

SPRINGFIELD BALLET (SWMO): Two opportunities: 1) Artistic Director, and 2) School Director. Requirements: Dance Professional / Instructor with management, admin. experience. For details & to apply: www.springfieldballet.org/Employment-Opportunities

HOPE COLLEGE / EMPLOYMENT DANCE DEPT. 1) Tenure Track Asst. or Assoc. Professor; and 2) Assistant Professor of Dance, Non Tenure Track. Positions begin Fall 2019. For full job-descriptions and to apply, please visit: http://www.hope.edu/employment/faculty


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Compagnie Hervé KOUBI will perform Barbarian Nights at Fall for Dance. Photo by Pierangela Flisi, Courtesy New York City Center

As the fall performance season kicks into high gear, we've been cramming as much excellent dance on our calendars as possible. But if you're feeling overwhelmed by all the options, we've got you covered: From rare U.S. appearances by one of our 2018 "25 to Watch" to an autumn mainstay for New Yorkers, Romeo and Juliet to The Handmaid's Tale, here's what caught our eye.

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