Misty Copeland Inspiring Diversity in Ballet Dancers

Misty Copeland is helping to break the stereotype for ballet dancers, tall, extremely-skinny and white. She has grande jeted to the top position in America’s most prestigious ballet companies, American Ballet Theater.  Here are a few recent press stories about her graceful story.

http://www.npr.org/2015/07/01/419076143/misty-copeland-seeks-to-enspire-other-african-american-dancers

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/30/418901864/still-she-rises-misty-copeland-makes-history-with-american-ballet-theatre

http://www.npr.org/2015/06/30/418924576/misty-copeland-becomes-first-black-principal-dancer-at-american-ballet-theatre

http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/09/09/345297939/misty-copeland-on-broadening-beauty-and-being-black-in-ballet

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