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.
Here is the video from the 2nd day of @mistyonpointe's visit to MindLeaps in Rwanda. Watch as Misty observes the Girls Program dance classes as well as a class from the new Sexual and Reproductive Health curriculum! #mistycopeland #rwanda #mindleaps
MindLeaps is thrilled to be hosting American Ballet Theatre's @mistyonpointe again in Rwanda. Check out her first day back at the MindLeaps Centre in Kigali after… https://t.co/e5zOMhegRk
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