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by Misty Copeland In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that

by Misty Copeland In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that

Misty Copeland

Beautiful lines Misty Copeland made history in 2007 by becoming the third African American female soloist and the first in two decades at the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.

Misty Copeland.'The Firebird'

Prima ballerina Misty Copeland made history as the third African-American female to be named soloist at American Ballet Theatre, for her title role in The Firebird.

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Excuse me while I kick the ceiling. HT dancinglikebreathing: Debbie Allen in Fame (TV series, Christopher Gore

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina This is a beautiful book. She is a highly empathetic and mature woman who has so much to share with the world.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

Written by Misty Copeland Paperback: 304 pagesPublisher: Touchstone; Reprint edition (December Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history

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“I have worked my way from the bottom to soloist – my goal is to set a positive example for minority dancers; to make it easier for them in years to come.

There are so many aspects about ballet— athletically and otherwise — that even nondancers can appreciate and apply to their own lives.

The 10 Reasons We All Became Obsessed With Ballet in 2015

A MOMENT WITH MISTY COPELAND ..  “I didn’t think it was going to happen this soon,” Misty Copeland tells BAZAAR of her recently published memoir, Life In Motion. But, at 31, the legendary ballerina has the diary pages to warrant it. As American Ballet Theatre’s 3rd black, female soloist, & its first to perform the monumental title role of Stravinsky’s Firebird, 4/17/14

A Moment With Misty Copeland

In her new book, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, Misty Copeland opens up about her rise from poverty to becoming the first African American female soloist in two decades with the American Ballet Theatre.

A Ballerina's Tale | Misty Copeland | 18 Great Kids' Movies About the African American Experience

A Ballerina's Tale Chronicling prima ballerina Misty Copeland's long and dramatic ascent to stardom, this intimate documentary examines the African-American dancer's unique impact on the rarified world of classical ballet.

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Oct 11 Misty Copeland to star in new Ballet Documentary!

Beautiful lines Misty Copeland made history in 2007 by becoming the third African American female soloist and the first in two decades at the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.

Misty Copeland dances in the title role of The Firebird. "It was one of the first really big principal roles I was ever given an opportunity to dance with American Ballet Theatre," she says.

Misty Copeland On Broadening 'Beauty' And Being Black In Ballet

In her new children's book, Firebird, Copeland seeks to inspire other young African-American dancers. "It's hard to be the one that stands out," she says.

Ballerina Misty Copeland On Racism: No, All Black Women Don't Have The Same Body. Misty Copeland knows criticism is part of being a ballerina, but she's sick of the criticism focusing on things she can't change.  In support of her new children's book, Firebird, Copeland got candid earlier this week during a conversation on HuffP...

Ballerina Misty Copeland: No, All Black Women Don't Have The Same Body

The amazing Misty Copeland recently went on NPR Morning Edition, where she discussed her experiences being the American Ballet Theatre's first black soloist in two decades.

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