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.
Tonight tune into to @legendarydamon for a special Legendary Talks with @mistyonpointe sponsored by @belvederevodkasa 7pm PST/10pm EST! @ Los Angeles, California https://t.co/crls5wFN3r
Last week, @WomensForumNY honored @mistyonpointe at the 2020 Elly Awards. https://t.co/iIxK82yJQE
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