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Copeland made her Broadway debut in 2015 in ON THE TOWN. That same year she was named the the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland served as a guest judge for three weeks on FOX's popular competition showSO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE alongside ON THE TOWN producer Nigel Lythgoe. In June 2015, Copeland took on the lead roles in both ABT's SWAN LAKE and ROMEO AND JULIET. Misty recently appeared in the family holiday film adaptation of the classic ballet The Nutcracker.

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Broadway Revival, 2014
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New York City Ballet Unveils 2024-25 Season Featuring 58 Ballets

New York City Ballet has revealed its 2024-25 season. See the productions and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THE OUTSIDERS

Broadway welcomed another new musical in The Outsiders, which is now officially open at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big day and you can check out photos from the VIP theatre arrivals here.

Garden Of Dreams Talent Show Returns To Radio City Music Hall Next Month

On the heels of a record-setting Garden of Laughs fundraiser, the annual Garden of Dreams Talent Show will return to Radio City Music Hall on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7:00PM.

Tickets for American Ballet Theatre's 2024 Summer Season to Go on Sale This Month

Tickets for ABT’s 2024 Summer season go on sale Monday, April 22 at 12:00 P.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House box office.

Pam Tanowitz Will Receive 2024 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

Jacob’s Pillow announced that critically-acclaimed American choreographer Pam Tanowitz will receive the 2024 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. Tanowitz will accept this award at Jacob’s Pillow’s Season Opening Gala in the Berkshires on Saturday, June 22.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Appoints Fatima Jones as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

The internationally acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem has announced the addition of Fatima Jones. Joining the organization as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer ahead of its annual home season at New York City Center, Ms. Jones assumes her role alongside DTH's longtime guiding lights Executive Director Anna Glass and recently appointed Artistic Director Robert Garland.

Misty Copeland and Open World Dance Foundation Bring CINDERELLA to Connecticut Next Month

Misty Copeland & Open World Dance Foundation are joining forces to present the classic ballet Cinderella on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 7:30 PM.

Broadway Advocacy Coalition Reveals Class of Fellows For Fourth Annual Artivism Fellowship

Broadway Advocacy Coalition has revealed the 2024 fellows selected for  the fourth annual BAC Artivism Fellowship. Learn more about the fellows!

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to New York City Center in April

Dance Theatre of Harlem is set to return to New York City Center for its annual Vision Gala and homecoming season, celebrating its continued vision for the world of classical dance. Learn more about the upcoming programming here!

National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Tina Pereira Releases Children's Book

Principal Dancer Tina Pereira releases a children's book called 'Tina Prima Ballerina: Butterflies Dance Too' in collaboration with Loredana Cunti and Fabiana Salomão.

Photos: Katie Couric, Misty Copeland & More Celebrate ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE In NYC

Co-Hosted by The WIE Suite’s Dee Poku, renowned journalist Katie Couric and American Ballet Theater’s Misty Copeland, guests Cindi Leive, Crystal McCrary, Jessica Lomax, Dyllan McGee and more attended the intimate dinner in the city discussing the themes of using your voice to shine a light and bring hope. Check out photos!

Hip Hop Legend The RZA Named Official Ambassador Of The 2023 Urbanworld International Film Festival

A founding member of the seminal hip hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, RZA is co-director of the documentary A Wu-Tang Experience: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with Gerald Barclay. The film, which will make its world premiere at Urbanworld on Friday, November 3, chronicles the Wu-Tang's iconic 2021 performance with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. 

Jefferson Performing Arts Society To Present American Ballet Theatre's Junior Company, ABT Studio, November 10

ABT Studio Company will be performing in Metairie on November 10, presented by Jefferson Performing Arts Society. Don't miss this opportunity to see the junior company of American Ballet Theatre in action.

New York Theatre Ballet LIFT Documentary Acquired by Paramount's Republic Pictures

Get an exclusive look into the world of New York Theatre Ballet with the LIFT documentary, recently acquired by Paramount's Republic Pictures. Discover the behind-the-scenes stories and captivating performances of this renowned ballet company.

Martha Graham Dance Company to Present GRAHAM100, A Three-Season 100th Anniversary Celebration

The Martha Graham Dance Company will present GRAHAM100—The First and The Future, a three-season 100th anniversary celebration of Martha Graham’s work and legacy to begin September 2023 and continue throughout 2026.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Launches Initiative to Reimagine Amsterdam Avenue Side of Campus

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is launching an ambitious undertaking to work with local community members and stakeholders across New York City to reimagine the Amsterdam Avenue side of its campus.

Tickets On Sale For Jacob's Pillow Summer Festival 2023; Full Programming Schedule Announced

Jacob's Pillow has announced that single tickets are now on sale to the general public for the full schedule of programming at this summer's Dance Festival, including nine weeks of performances, talks, community events, exhibitions, performances across Berkshire County, and more.

Misty Copeland Named 2023 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Recipient

Jacob's Pillow has announced Misty Copeland as the recipient of the 2023 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. Copeland will accept this award at Jacob's Pillow's Season Opening Gala in the Berkshires on Saturday, June 24.

Meet the Cast of NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

New York, New York begins previews tonight, Friday, March 24, 2023. The musical officially opens Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. Meet the cast of New York, New York!

Photographer Mark Mann to Bring Dancers off the Pages of his Latest Book and Onto the Joyce Stage

 World-renowned celebrity portrait photographer Mark Mann is celebrating the release of his new coffee table book Movement at the Still Point: An Ode to Dance with a one night only star-studded evening of dance at the Joyce Theater, Monday, April 10, 2023.


How many Broadway shows has Misty Copeland been in?

Misty Copeland has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Misty Copeland been in?

Misty Copeland has not appeared in the West End.

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