Pickle asked in Arts & HumanitiesDancing · 6 months ago

What are 3 reasons why Misty Copeland is considered a pioneer?

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    She started ballet late (13 years old), she has the "wrong" body based on ballet standards (she has big breast, larger hips and she's very muscular) and lastly, she was the first African-american to ever enter this company.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    1) She started ballet at age 13. Which for a female dancer to be successful is very rare.

    2) She was the first female African American dancer to make Principal in ABT.

    3) She is great at marketing herself and has brought ballet more mainstream.

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