Rising star Misty Copeland makes history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.
When she discovered ballet, however, Misty was living in a shabby motel room, struggling with her five siblings for a place to sleep on the floor. A true prodigy, she was dancing en pointe within three months of taking her first dance class and performing professionally in just over a year: a feat unheard of for any classical dancer.
Photo: About to embark, again, on a 3-act rite of passage also known as Romeo in McMillan‘s “Romeo & Juliet” alongs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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