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The Women We Love Of Instagram: Misty Copeland

Prepare to be blown away by the silhouettes of this ballet prodigy's dance poses.

BY EDITORS | May 10, 2016 | The Women We Love of Instagram

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At just 13 years old, Misty Copeland was already considered a prodigy. By 15, then an award winning dancer, Copeland began studying at the American Ballet Theatre, which is considered among the world's finest ballet companies. Since then she's become one of the most prominent dancers in the world. At 33 years old, Copeland is currently touring productions of The Firebird, La Fille Mal Gardee, Le Corsaire, Swan Lake, and Romeo and Juliet.

 

@underarmouruk "The path to your success is not as fixed and inflexible as you think." - @mistyonpointe #IWILL

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@littleshao ❌ @mistyonpointe For @underarmour #myunplishedstories #mistycopeland #littleshao #nikonfr #profotob1

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Two more shows of @onthetownnyc left for me! Come check it out!!!

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From: Esquire US.