misty copeland

A photo of black ballerinas goes viral because it’s a sight of beauty

Look at all this black girl magic.

The Frisky | January 9, 2017 - 9:46 am

Watch Misty Copeland Class Up Late Night Television With Yo-Yo Ma

More ballet on network television in 2016, please.

Megan Reynolds | October 6, 2015 - 11:30 am

Watch Misty Copeland Talk About Discrimination In Ballet In The Trailer For “A Ballerina’s Tale”

“I heard I wasn’t right for the company. I wasn’t right for ballet. My skin was too dark. I was too muscular. My bust was too big.”

Megan Reynolds | September 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Dear ABT: Promote Misty Copeland To Principal Dancer

Ballet needs Misty Copeland.

Megan Reynolds | June 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Misty Copeland’s Life Story To Become A Film

Ballet dancer Misty Copeland, the second African-American female soloist to dance with the American Ballet Theater, will be the subject of a new movie. The film will be an…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2014 - 10:40 am

Prepare To Watch Misty Copeland Make You Feel Inadequate

Every muscle in my body hurts just by watching Misty Copeland dance in this Under Armour ad. The American Ballet Theater ballerina (the first African-American soloist, in fact!) is utterly…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm