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Ballerina Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.

Ballerina Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.
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United States

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Ballerina Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.

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English


Episodes

Not My Job: Ballerina Misty Copeland Gets Quizzed On Morris Dancing

2/22/2016
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We've invited Copeland to play a game called "Hey Nonny Nonny" — three questions about a form of English folk dancing called Morris dancing, which scholars believe originated one night in the Middle Ages when some guys got really, really drunk.

Duration: 00:11:00


Ballerina Misty Copeland on Leadership

2/22/2016
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A conversation with ballerina Misty Copeland, a soloist with the American Ballet Theatre. She’s the first African-American woman in two decades to reach that level with the company.

Duration: 00:15:00