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Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Soloist

Clip: Season 29 Episode 4 | 1m 16s

Misty Copeland joined American Ballet Theatre in 2001 and is its third African-American female soloist and the first in two decades. Ric Burns’ documentary on the 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company includes rehearsal footage and interviews with Copeland. American Ballet Theatre: A History premieres Friday, May 15 at 9 pm on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 05/15/15

Rating: TV-PG

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