A viral photo is paving the way for the scene of ballet in 2017

Collage Dance Collective's lead female dancers shine in this gorgeous and inspiring photo. The image of inclusion an example of

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ballerina mommy and twins giclee print on fine art paper. by ThePaperNut on Etsy

This is beautiful. You rarely see African-American ballerinas, especially ones my age. I would love for my future daughter to continue ballet past her balletschool

Original Post from mynameisqueen: This is beautiful. You rarely see African-American ballerinas. I would love for my future daughter to do ballet. An entire class of beautiful Black children.

Misty Copeland Named First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theatre | Yahoo! Beauty

Misty Copeland Named First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theatre

My Dance Idol Misty Copeland made history in 2007 by becoming the third African American female soloist and the first in two decades at the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.

At 83, dancer Carmen de Lavallade has stories to tell - The Boston Globe

At 83, dancer Carmen de Lavallade has stories to tell

Famed ballerina and wife of choreographer/dancer Geoffrey Holder aka the Uncola Carmen de Lavallade celebrates her birthday today!

Houston’s own Lauren Anderson is very much like her hometown: original, spirited, unsinkable and lots of fun. She’s a woman who enjoys a good laugh, a good hamburger, and good times spent with family and friends. It makes sense to all of us that this, one of America’s only African American Prima Ballerinas, was born and reared here, even if the rest of the nation doesn’t quite get that. “I’ve danced all over the US: in Chicago, New York, San Fransisco,” Anderson said. “To think that…

Lauren Anderson inspiring a new generation of dancers

Lauren Anderson (b Feb American Ballet Dancer / former Principal Dancer - Houston Ballet. / became First African American Ballerina Principal for Major Dance Company. Important Milestone in American Ballet. via Wikipedia

Nadia Boodoo, new member of Pennsylvania Ballet. Leotard by Bullet Pointe

NYC Dance Project Nadia Boodoo, new member of Pennsylvania Ballet. Leotard by Bullet Pointe.

Ballet Star Misty Copeland: I Want to Educate People About What it Means to Be a Black Dancer http://www.people.com/article/misty-copeland-black-ballerina-aims-education-essence

Ballet Star Misty Copeland: I Want to Educate People About What it Means to Be a Black Dancer

Ballet Star Misty Copeland: I Want to Educate People About What it Means to Be a Black Dancer http://www.people.com/article/misty-copeland-black-ballerina-aims-education-essence

The Incredible Rise of a Young Ballerina, Michaela DePrince. | The Dance Enthusiast

The Incredible Rise of a Young Ballerina, Michaela DePrince. Ballerina at the Dutch National Ballet

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