AFRICAN AMERICAN BALLERINA MAKES HISTORY

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African American ballerina makes history

African American ballerina makes history

Misty Copeland is the first African American ballerina to perform the lead role in the American Ballet Theatre's history .

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Ballerina Michaela DePrince’s Remarkable Journey | Megyn Kelly | NBC News

Ballerina Michaela DePrince’s Remarkable Journey | Megyn Kelly | NBC News

From war orphan in Sierra Leone to a soloist with the Dutch National Ballet, Michaela DePrince has beaten extraordinary odds to succeed in the cut-throat world ...

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First African American woman to become principal dancer American Ballet

First African American woman to become principal dancer American Ballet

Sat, Jul 11: Misty Copeland has made history as the 32-year-old is the first African American woman to be named a principal dancer at the world-renown ...

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2 African Americans make history performing lead roles in Washington Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’

2 African Americans make history performing lead roles in Washington Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’

In an historic move, two African-American ballet dancers performed the lead roles in the Washington Ballet's "Swan Lake" Thursday evening at the Kennedy ...

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'Unlikely ballerina' takes the stage

'Unlikely ballerina' takes the stage

Called an "unlikely ballerina," Misty Copeland makes history as the American Ballet Theatre's first African American soloist.

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Misty Copeland - The First African-American Ballerina

Misty Copeland - The First African-American Ballerina

Misty Danielle Copeland (born September 10, 1982) is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet ...

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Misty Copeland is Breaking Barriers in Ballet

Misty Copeland is Breaking Barriers in Ballet

Misty Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre, one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. Her style ...

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Mini-Documentary on Black Ballet Dancer

Mini-Documentary on Black Ballet Dancer

Subject: Jalen Williams University of Utah, Center for Dancer, Ballet Directed by: Yasin Fairley.

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Story of Ballerina Llanchie Stevenson

Story of Ballerina Llanchie Stevenson

Aminah L. Ahmad (formerly Llanchie Stevenson) was America's first African-American ballerina performing at the Radio City Music Hall and also in the Dance ...

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Misty Copeland marks history as first black principal dan...

Misty Copeland marks history as first black principal dan...

American ballerina Misty Copeland has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal ...

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African-American Ballerina Breaks Barriers With Swan Dreams Project | NBC Nightly News

African-American Ballerina Breaks Barriers With Swan Dreams Project | NBC Nightly News

Aesha Ash was often the only African-American ballerina at the New York City Ballet. Now retired, she founded the Swan Dreams Project to show the next ...

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Misty Copeland makes ballet history

Misty Copeland makes ballet history

Misty Copeland was named the American Ballet Theater's first female African-American principal dancer. CBS News' Bill Whitaker reports on her history making ...

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Misty Copeland on Discovering Ballet's History of African-American Dancers

Misty Copeland on Discovering Ballet's History of African-American Dancers

Misty Copeland joined dance legends Raven Wilkinson and Carmen de Lavallade in July 2015 shortly after her history-making promotion to principal dancer at ...

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BLACK BALLERINA Trailer

BLACK BALLERINA Trailer

BLACK BALLERINA is now available for individual home viewing through purchase on the website: www.blackballerinadocumentary.org. BLACK BALLERINA, a ...

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Misty Copeland Makes History at American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland Makes History at American Ballet Theatre

Once again, Misty Copeland is making history. The African-American ballerina has been promoted to the rank of principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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