The Playbook – Misty Copeland is the first African-American principal dancer in the 75-year history of the country’s most prestigious ballet company, American Ballet Theater (ABT). I had the opportunity to sit down with her and discuss what motivated her success.
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- July 5, 2015 Misty Copeland Becomes First African-American Principal Dancer American Ballet Theatre The Bradenton Times - On Tuesday, Misty Copeland became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American principal dancer in its 75-year history. Copeland was […]
- May 2, 2016 Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘inspire the next generation’ with her own Barbie doll ABC News - Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll's maker announced on Monday. Copeland, 33, made history […]
- March 22, 2016 Shaq, Misty Copeland to travel to Cuba to work with young athletes Miami Herald - Misty Copeland, the first African-American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, will go to Cuba in November to lead dance clinics for […]
- March 19, 2016 Meet the tiny ballerinas following in Misty Copeland’s footsteps Popsugar - When Misty Copeland was appointed the first black principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre, she changed the face of ballet forever and paved the […]