Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tag: Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland Explains How She Deals with...

Ballerina Misty Copeland performed "Swan Lake" in Singapore a few weeks ago and she's been shutting down haters since. During the ballerina's performance, she only completed...

Misty Copeland Gives Hater the Classy Response...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzBcOByHpeY Black ballet dancer Misty Copeland had the perfect, and most graceful, response for a critic who attacked her for a "fail" during a recent...

Watch: Misty Copeland’s Surprise Meeting with Young...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp9VYFxbRx4 A group of young Black ballerinas got the surprise of a lifetime when they met history-making performer Misty Copeland. "Do you know one day, if...

Misty Copeland Speaks On Her Experience in...

Ballerina Misty Copeland's trip to Havana, Cuba, started as part of the U.S. Sports Envoy program, but what she discovered was the huge array...

Misty Copeland: ‘The Reason I’m Here and...

When asked if she felt she referenced being a Black ballerina too often, Misty Copeland replied with the same grace she dances with. "It has been...

Top Ballerina Misty Copeland Teams Up with...

According to a Deadline report, ballerina Misty Copeland will get a dance drama based on her life. Producer Tracy Oliver, who is most commonly known...

Trailer for Misty Copeland’s Documentary ‘A Ballerina’s...

Misty Copeland’s will has fueled her historical ascent atop the world of ballet.  Now her pursuit will be immortalized on screen in A Ballerina’s Tale. Black...

Misty Copeland: From ‘Unlikely Ballerina’ to Standing...

By Demetria Irwin “She’s dancing for all of us.” A tall Black woman, a retired ballerina, uttered those words to her friend as they stood in...

After Six Decades, Janet Collins Still the...

The legacy of Janet Collins is one that evokes feelings of great admiration and immeasurable disappointment. Collins, with all her grace and poise, managed...

Tribeca Film Festival Delivers on Diversity With...

For far too long, the Black community has been left begging for more diversity in film and television — not just in the race of...

Kanye West, Misty Copeland Earn Covers For...

TIME marked yet another year of its now iconic Most Influential People issue with two ground-breaking Black creatives gracing two of the five covers. Hip hop...

Misty Copeland Brings New Fans to Ballet

If she dances, they will come. Misty Copeland is disrupting age-old clichés about who makes up ballet audiences. By now, New Yorkers are familiar with the...

Black Ballerinas on Pointe Magazine Cover May...

When was the last time you saw three Black ballerinas on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that...

Misty Copeland Shows Off Amazing Athleticism in...

Under Armour's campaigns are usually packed with professional athletes flexing their physiques in the brand's premium sportswear -- not the likes of pretty ballerinas...

On Pointe: Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Down...

Being the first black female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in over 20 years takes a tremendous amount of talent, hard work,...