LIFE IN MOTION

MISTY COPELAND

Misty Copeland was the only african-american in the American Ballet Theater corps de ballet for 11 years until 2007, when she would make history and become the first African-American to be promoted to the rank of soloist in two decades and only the third African-American in the company’s 76-year history.

Read our full article and watch our short documentary on Misty here, as well as our previous photo series by Michael Williams here.

CONTRIBUTORS

Director/Dance Editor: Kerry Stichweh
Director/Photographer: Michael Williams

Dancer: Misty Copeland