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Misty Copeland: An Unlikely Ballerina’s Rise to Fame From Tumultuous Childhood to Center Stage

Misty Copeland is the only African-American soloist with the American Ballet Theatre, however, her rise to fame was a bumpy one. The 32-year-old California native said she began dancing to escape a tumultuous childhood as one of six children. Her …

Misty Copeland: Only African-American Soloist With The American Ballet Theatre Still Feels She Must Prove Herself

Misty Copeland, the only African-American soloist with the American Ballet Theatre, is busy performing in the holiday perennial, Stravinsky’s The Nutcracker, with the world-renowned dance company in New York City. Despite all of her accomplishments, the dancer says still feels …

Misty Copeland To Dance In Swan Lake In The Spring

Misty Copeland has been breaking ballerina barriers everywhere she goes. She became the only African-American soloist in the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. She joined the theatre at the age of 16 and has only progressed from there. When asked about …

Gisele Bundchen Signs With Under Armour

What do married power couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have in common besides both being rich, famous, and beautiful? They are now also both endorsing Under Armour. ESPN reported yesterday that the supermodel inked a multi-year deal with the …

Misty Copeland: From Homeless to Famed Ballerina

The beyond beautiful ballet star Misty Copeland defies physics when she dances and is making a name for herself not only in the cut-throat ballet world, but in leading the way for other young African-American ballet dancers. Copeland had very …

Misty Copeland: Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the world of ballet. She is a self-proclaimed traditionalist and purist when it comes to ballet, and she has contributed a new face to the art, as a biracial woman …