Misty Copeland, "an unlikely ballerina," who went from poverty to making history, as "only the second black woman in the history of the American Ballet Theatre to gain the status of soloist." Photo by Henry Leutwyler
Dance is not about the number of pirouettes or other tricks that we can do. It's about the opportunity to move an audience as we express the emotions of life through the art of dance. A simple walk or a port de bras coming from the soul does the trick.