Posts Tagged ‘American Ballet Theatre’


Monday, July 31st, 2017
Misty Copeland, 34, has been a trailblazer her entire life.  As American Ballet Theatre’s first African American Principal Dancer, she broke racial barriers.  By reaching only 5’2″ and growing to be “busty with an athletic build,” she broke physical stereotypes, and on Monday, the Égal Dance founder was named brand ambassador for Estée Lauder’s Modern Muse fragrance.  Sharing on Instagram, Copeland shared a video, “I’m so excited to announce that I’m the newest @EsteeLauderspokesmodel for #ModernMuse! See how I make it part of my performance routine. #BeAnInspiration #EsteeAmbassador
Speaking exclusively with Glamour, Copeland shared a letter she wrote her 13-year-old self on the topic of beauty.  “You’ll feel strongest, and most beautiful, on stage. And you will feel most confident when you are natural and just yourself. Remember this feeling.  One day, you’ll even be in a beauty campaign—wild, right? And why that’s so important is because it matters that women and girls see themselves represented in every hue and every shape, with different careers and different paths. You’re going to do that for people.”