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Misty Copeland is a New York Times bestselling author, spokesmodel, and ballerina who became the first ever African-American female principal dancer for the prestigious American Ballet Theater.
Listen to this episode and learn:
- What Misty’s childhood passions were and what it felt like to be in a ballet studio for the first time.
- How Misty overcame barriers and relied on her support system to become a professional dancer.
- How Misty found the courage to be a trailblazer and role model for other dancers of color.
- Why Misty is so committed to philanthropy and supporting the arts.
- What Misty’s favorite role to play is and which one is the most challenging.
- How Misty ended up dancing point on Prince’s piano in Madison Square Garden.