She's the first dancer to be featured on the cover of TIME magazine since 1994 and the first African American to dance the lead in Swan Lake opposite another African American in the U.S. Misty Copeland sits down with Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley to discuss her career as a soloist with American Ballet Theatre and breaking age, racial and body-type barriers in the world of dance. Recorded April 27, 2015 at 92nd Street Y.
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Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to COVID-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community.
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