BGCA Alum Misty Copeland - Principal at ABT

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‘Take a Bow’, Misty Copeland! A big congratulations to BGCA Alum Misty Copeland whose hard work is still paying off. The Missouri-born dancer and San Pedro Boys & Girls Club alumna was named principal dancer with American Ballet Theater - the first African-American ballerina to ever receive the status in the company’s 75-year history. We are so proud of… Read more »

Ballerina Misty Copeland Talks!

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Club alum and rock star of ballet talks about how she got started back in the day and gives career advice! Rock star ballerina Misty Copeland leaves giant footprints in the world of ballet. But it was few tiny steps at the San Pedro (California) Boys & Girls Club that gave her a needed start… Read more »