In this June 2015 photo released by the American Ballet Theatre, dancer Misty Copeland performs in "Romeo and Juliet." Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet Más
Misty Copeland on Breaking Gender Barriers, Lip Care, and Contoured Robots
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Misty Copeland - Ballet Dancer Misty Danielle Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre, one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.