Lost Mountain named Best Dance of 2019

By George Grella, Eric C. Simpson and David Wright

12/9/2019 Dance Magazine

Here are the moves, moments and makers that grabbed Dance Magazine editors and writers this year:

The Dancers Smashing Stereotypes: Lizzo’s Posse

2019 was the year of Lizzo. The positivity clap-back queen had women everywhere dancing. But we took special note of who she chose to perform alongside her at major events like the BET Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards. Lizzo’s clan of full-figured backup dancers was broadcast to millions, proving that you don’t have to be a certain size to rock a leotard or to become a successful professional dancer. —Madeline Schrock, managing editor

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