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Misty Copeland


Ballet dancer who’s the first BLACK soloist within this background of the American Ballet Theater. She studied on the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Ballet College after learning gymnastics and dance as a kid. She was a 1998 champion from the LA Music Middle Spotlight Prize, which is directed at South California’s greatest dancer. She’s three old siblings: Erica, Douglas, and Christopher. She performed in The Chocolates Nutcracker, that was narrated by Debbie Allen .

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Full Name Misty Copeland
Date Of Birth September 10, 1982
Place Of Birth Kansas City, MO
Height 1.57 m
Profession Dancer
Education San Pedro High School
Nationality American
Spouse Olu Evans
Parents Sylvia DelaCerna, Doug Copeland
Siblings Douglas Copeland Jr., Erica Stephanie Copeland, Lindsey Monique Brown, Christopher Ryan Copeland, Cameron Koa DelaCerna
Awards Shorty Award for Best in Dance, Glamour Award for The Showstopper
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Entertainer of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Dancer, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto-biography
Movies A Ballerina's Tale
Star Sign Virgo

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Independent Lens2016TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
A Ballerina's Tale2015Documentary executive producer



The Nutcracker and the Four Realms2018post-productionThe Ballerina



The Chew2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest
World of Dance2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest judge
Today2017TV SeriesHerself
Steve Harvey2017TV SeriesHerself
The Dr. Oz Show2017TV SeriesHerself
CBS This Morning2014-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Ballet Dancer / Herself - Ballerina
Chopped Junior2017TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Dance Icons2017TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Weekend Today2016TV SeriesHerself
Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood2016TV MovieHerself
Independent Lens2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall2016DocumentaryHerself
Tavis Smiley2011-2015TV SeriesHerself
Jeopardy!2015TV SeriesHerself - Video Clue Presenter
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The View2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Ballet Dancer
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHerself
Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 69th Annual Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter
60 Minutes2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Ballet Dancer (segment "Misty Copeland")
A Ballerina's Tale2015DocumentaryHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Rachael Ray2014TV SeriesHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
So You Think You Can Dance2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Black Girls Rock! 20132013TV MovieHerself
A Day in the Life2011TV Series documentaryMisty Copeland

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Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
60 Minutes2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Ballet Dancer (segment "Misty Copeland")

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