Hannah Says... All About Misty Copeland!
MISTY COPELAND is a dancer with ABT (American Ballet Theatre). Although she didn’t start dancing until she was 13, she signed with ABT in 2000 when she was only a senior in high school. In 2007, she became a soloist with the company. Her career was forever changed when in 2012, Misty starred in the ABT premier of the ballet The Firebird. Most notably, in 2015 Misty Copeland became ABT’s first African American principal dancer. Throughout her life, Misty has struggled with bod