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This Short Film Allows Young Girls of Color to Imagine Themselves As Ballerinas

This Short Film Allows Young Girls of Color to Imagine Themselves As Ballerinas

"High Above" is a four-minute short film collaboration about black ballerinas by the Dance Theatre of Harlem and India.Arie. The short and powerful c... Read More »

Watch This Ballerina's Incredible Comeback After Battling Cancer

Watch This Ballerina's Incredible Comeback After Battling Cancer

In March 2011, when she was just 9 years old, Gabi Shull was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Just three months later, Shull underwent a surgery called R... Read More »

Misty Copeland's "Ballerina Body" to Leap Into Bookstores in 2017

Misty Copeland's

Misty Copeland's success streak is no where near over. From making history as American Ballet Theatre'sĀ first black female principal dancer, to starr... Read More »

Ballerina Misty Copeland Is Giving Street Credit a Whole New Meaning

Ballerina Misty Copeland Is Giving Street Credit a Whole New Meaning

Ballet sensation Misty Copeland has had quite the year. Fresh off the heels of being honored as one of Glamour's Women of The Year, the first black p... Read More »

Misty Copeland's Incredible Calves Strike Again

Misty Copeland's Incredible Calves Strike Again

By Madeline Buxton Get ready for some instant inspiration from the spellbinding ballerina in this must-watch video. Anyone lucky enough to see balle... Read More »