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Misty Copeland is Now the First African-American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre.



32-year-old, Misty Copeland has made history by becoming the first African-American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre in 75-years of the company’s history. For those who may not know, a principal dancer is a dancer at the highest rank within a professional dance compenay. 174 more words

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Misty Copeland - A huge dose of inspiration

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This week, American ballerina Misty Copeland was promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history. 362 more words

Lifestyle

Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland!! What Her Position Means To Women Around The World!

By now you’ve heard that Misty Copeland has achieved the coveted role as Principal ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre making her the first African American woman to do so (in the company’s 75 year history). 61 more words

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Parents Of Newly Appointed ABT Principal Stella Abrera Recall Ballerina's Beginnings At Pasadena Dance Theatre

PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — You may have heard Misty Copeland recently became the first African-American principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, but she’s not the company’s only dancer making history. 315 more words

News

Never give up and Never give in….dreams do come to pass!

Never give up and Never give in….dreams do come to pass!

Congratulations to Misty Copeland who against the odds pressed on and reached her dream of becoming a Principle Dancer at the American Ballet Theatre!  62 more words

Performing Arts

The Mobius of Love

The figures of Romeo and Juliet are so iconic in western culture, and the notion of Shakespeare’s “star-cross’d” lovers so pervasive, that many manifestations of their story seem very familiar, even clichéd. 637 more words

Musings

Dreams Really Do Come True

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Once upon a time, I dreamed of the day I would be a ballerina. I took the classes, wore the outfits, competed in the recitals and could pull my hair into a braided bun faster than you could say “Pirouette”. 409 more words

Passions