Ballerina Misty Copeland does 20 relevés every morning, but even non-dancers can benefit from doing calf raises. Here's why they're a simple, effective move.
A class became a larger learning experience when Ms. Copeland and Carmen de Lavallade talked about breaking down barriers for black dancers.
"What started as a technique class - focused on turnout of the legs, placement of the arms, straightness of the back - became a larger kind of learning experience, when Ms. Copeland, 35, was joined for an after-class discussion by a trailblazing African-American dancer of another generation, the 86-year-old Carmen de Lavallade. The two spoke […]
If there's one way to describe Misty Copeland's beauty philosophy, it's all about self-love. The dancer, who made history in 2015 when she was announced as the first black principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre, has faced a lifetime of comments telling her she doesn't have the "look" for ballet (read: tall, white, no curves). Show More Summary
Lord, I love a gala.
Misty Copeland opens up to Glamour magazine in the October 2017 issue about the importance of women seeing themselves represented in beauty ads.
For my "House Call" column in the Mansion section of The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland (go here). Misty talked about the bubble of tranquility she created growing up with a...
As she sits at the front of the ballet studio at Southland Ballet Academy in Fountain Valley, Salwa Rizkalla watches a dancer so closely you can almost see her think before she speaks. “Point your toes harder when you step out,” Rizkalla says as the dancer practices her pique turns. It’s a small correction, hardly […]
US ballet superstar Misty Copeland joins The Australian Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty The Australian Ballet is thrilled to announce that American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal Dancer Misty Copeland... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Misty Copeland for Estée Lauder Modern Muse.
"The ballet world took notice on Monday when Estée Lauder announced that the public face of one of its fragrances would be Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theater star.... [And] just last week Tiffany & Co. announced that it would feature another Ballet Theater star, David Hallberg, in its fall advertising campaign."
An endorsement deal is seen as a vote of confidence in the popular appeal of ballet — and especially of Ms. Copeland.
This casting is on pointe.
This casting is on pointe.
Misty Copeland, the new face of Estée Lauder's Modern Muse, demonstrates how to apply makeup using ballerina beauty hacks.
She’s the new face of Estée Lauder.
Dancer Misty Copeland just got a membership to one the most elite beauty clubs in the business: the Estée Lauder spokemodel squad. She joins the ranks of Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more famous faces who have all...Show More Summary
Misty Copeland, ballet superstar, is the newest face of Estee Lauder's Modern Muse fragrance. Here, read her moving letter to her 13-year-old self.
The dancer has worked hard on those skills over the past decade, and that investment has paid off.
In Misty Copeland's new book she shares what she cooks and eats to keep herself going through hours of dancing. I followed her plan—here's what it was like.