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American Ballet Theatre, Black Ballerina, Misty Copeland, National, News, Swan Lake -

Black ballet dancer Misty Copeland had the perfect, and most graceful, response for a critic […]

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American Ballet Theatre, Ballet, Cuba, Misty Copeland, Misty In Cuba -

America’s most famous prima ballerina heads to Cuba to represent female athleticism. (Yes, athleticism.)By Kelley L. CarterPhotographs by Brent LewisVideos by Lois Nam HAVANA, Cuba Misty Copeland is at the barre. [mistycopeland] She’s demonstrating a battement tendu to a group of ballerinas at a dance magnet school. The dancers — all girls ages 15 to […]

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American Ballet Theatre, Ballet, Get Lifted, Misty Copeland -

Misty Copeland is simply unstoppable. After becoming the first African-American to be promoted to principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre’s 76-year-history, Copeland is living the life she’d only dreamed about a short time ago. Now, she’s helping others find ways to chart their own paths to fulfill their dreams. “Even when you think you’ve […]

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American Ballet Theatre, Get Lifted, Misty Copeland -

Misty Copeland’s journey is the ultimate example of how to overcome adversity. Copeland, 33, made history last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre. Copeland sat down with Robin Roberts to announce that Mattel honored her by creating a Barbie doll in her […]

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