Misty Copeland and Calvin Royal III in Conversation with Budd Mishkin - 92Y, New York

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Misty Copeland and Calvin Royal III in Conversation with Budd Mishkin

Misty Copeland, Calvin Royal III and Budd Mishkin

This May, prior to the cancellation of American Ballet Theatre’s Spring season at the Met, Principal Dancer Misty Copeland and Soloist Calvin Royal III were set to make history as the first African American lead dancers with ABT to dance Romeo and Juliet together. Join them as they discuss this historical marker, overcoming barriers, and their careers with journalist Budd Mishkin.

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Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland began her ballet studies at the age of 13 at the San Pedro City Ballet …

Calvin Royal III

Calvin Royal III began his formal dance training under the direction of Suzanne Pomerantzeff and Patricia L. Paige at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts …

Budd Mishkin

Budd Mishkin has been a broadcast journalist for almost forty years. He is an anchor/correspondent for CBS News Radio Network …

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