A brown swan in the very white world of ballet, Misty Copeland painted her skin a different color in order to play roles in Giselle and Sylvia. 1957? 1977? Nope – 2007. Leigh Purtill looks at Misty’s memoir Life in Motion.
American Ballet Theater
Teacher’s Top Three: Ballet Movies
Every dancer has their favorite dance movies and documentaries. Juliette Clark, a dedicated ballet teacher and dance blogger at BalletScoop, offer her top three in the ballet genre, explaining their usefulness in the classroom as well as why they inspire her. See if you share Juliette’s enthusiasm for these titles and list your own favorites!