Misty Copeland knows how to put on a show. As the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland also knows how to attract new audiences to see a ballet, many of whom are witnessing the beauty of it for the very first time. Behold, the Misty effect. “The Misty Effect” describes the unprecedented impact […]
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 last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre. She appeared on “Good Morning America” on Monday to unveil the […]
“I think that being African American has definitely been a huge obstacle for me,” Misty Copeland explained in a conversation with President Barrack Obama and Time reporter Maya Rhodan earlier this year. “But it’s also allowed me to have this fire inside of me that I don’t know if I would have or have had if […]
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Director Nelson George gives viewers a peek into the incredible life of Misty Copeland, the first black principal dancer of New York’s American Ballet Theatre … or…
Check what some of your faves were up to this week!
Among the honorees were Misty Copeland, Caitlyn Jenner, the U.S women's soccer team, family members and survivors of the Charleston Massacre, Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Holmes and Cecile Richards.
GETTY IMAGES Misty Copeland’s rise to fame in the ballet world has catapulted her from the American Ballet Theatre to work as an author and…