Misty Copeland is a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre, the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Life in Motion, and the award-winning Children's book, Firebird. She made her Broadway debut in 2015's On The Town, putting a show that had reportedly been suffering financially for months into the Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the two weeks that she guest-starred as Ivy Smith. She's been featured in the New York Times, on 60 Minutes, and she was named one of SELF Magazine's 'Best Bodies of 2014' and Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People.
'Picture a ballerina in a tutu and toe shoes. What does she look like?'
As the only African-American soloist dancing with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has made history. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an aft...[SEE MORE]