The American Ballet Theatre has a new principal dancer! For those of you who do not know Misty Copeland yet, buckle up. With a series of impeccable performances to add to her name, Copeland has gone on to become the first African-American ballerina to achieve this status in the company’s 75-year old history. She’s a trailblazer, a revolution in her own right and most of all, an exceptional ballerina. Fighting against odds of family issues, racism and her own personal shortcomings, Misty Copeland has emerged to be an influential name in the ballet world.
We at Stylecracker adore her, and give you reasons why you should too.
Misty Copeland is not just another average dancer. An epitome of beauty and grace, she has been a media favorite for some time now.
When she’s not setting the stage ablaze, she’s lending her dynamic features to the camera.
As Misty Copeland prepares for her new found role as principal dancer, we await eagerly to explore what else she brings to the table. Her journey as a ballerina has been one straight out of a fairytale and we hope to see the happy ending soon!