A Ballerina’s Tale

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MPI HOME VIDEO 35225391 #ad - A Ballerina's Tale #ad - Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame outmoded ballet culture stereotypes and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, A BALLERINA S TALE is a hugely inspirational and universal tale of perseverance.

Iconic ballerina misty copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater.

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First Position

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MPI HOME VIDEO 25729697 #ad - With hundreds competing for a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount, and nothing short of perfection is expected. Factory sealed DVD. A showcase of awe-inspiring talent, tenacity and passion, FIRST POSITION paints a thrilling and moving portrait of the most gifted young ballet stars of tomorrow.

For the young dancers at the youth America Grand Prix, one of the world's most prestigious ballet competitions, lifelong dreams are at stake. Bess kargman's award-winning documentary, first position, follows six young dancers as they prepare for a chance to enter the world of professional ballet, struggling through bloodied feet, near exhaustion and debilitating injuries all while navigating the drama of adolescence.

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American Masters: American Ballet Theatre - A History

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PBS 34159995 #ad - American Masters: American Ballet Theatre - A History #ad - Ric burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. Shrink-wrapped. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, Gillian Murphy, Antony Tudor, George Balanchine, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Agnes de Mille, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, grueling rehearsals, and more.

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition

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Aladdin #ad - But when she first started dancing—at the late age of thirteen—no one would have guessed the shy, underprivileged girl would one day make history in her field. Aladdin. Factory sealed DVD. Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland.

As the first african-american principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has been breaking down all kinds of barriers in the world of dance. Life in motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break stereotypes in whatever they do. Her road to excellence was not easy—a chaotic home life, with several siblings and a single mother, was a stark contrast to the control and comfort she found on stage.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition #ad - . And when her home life and incredible dance promise begin to clash, Misty had to learn to stand up for herself and navigate a complex relationship with her mother, while pursuing her ballet dreams. Shrink-wrapped.

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

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Touchstone #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. But when misty became caught between the control and comfort she found in the world of ballet and the harsh realities of her own life, she had to choose to embrace both her identity and her dreams, and find the courage to be one of a kind. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged, and anxious thirteen-year-old to become one of America’s most groundbreaking dancers .

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina. In this instant new york times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Aladdin. A sensational memoir as “sensitive” and “clear-eyed” The Washington Post as her dancing, Life in Motion is a story of passion, identity and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina #ad - With an insider’s passion, misty opens a window into the life of an artist who lives life center stage, from behind the scenes at her first classes to her triumphant roles in some of the world’s most iconic ballets. Touchstone Books. A true prodigy, she was attempting in months roles that take most dancers years to master.

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Ballet 422

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Magnolia Home Entertainment 33732705 #ad - Ballet 422 #ad - From first rehearsal to world premiere, a youngup-and-coming choreographer, BALLET 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, crafts a new work. Factory sealed DVD. Ballet 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world's great ballet companies.

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When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland Scholastic Reader, Level 3

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Scholastic Nonfiction #ad - Scholastic. Learn how she made it all the way to the top in this exciting level 3 biography! Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Aladdin. Misty copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. Touchstone Books. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina.

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Firebird

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Firebird #ad - In her debut picture book, misty copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Factory sealed DVD. Scholastic. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.

Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere. Aladdin. Touchstone Books. Putnam Publishing Group. Shrink-wrapped.

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

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Touchstone #ad - Putnam Publishing Group. Touchstone Books. A true prodigy, she was attempting in months roles that take most dancers years to master. Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina. In this instant new york times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Factory sealed DVD. A sensational memoir as “sensitive” and “clear-eyed” The Washington Post as her dancing, Life in Motion is a story of passion, identity and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life. With an insider’s passion, misty opens a window into the life of an artist who lives life center stage, from behind the scenes at her first classes to her triumphant roles in some of the world’s most iconic ballets.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina #ad - But when misty became caught between the control and comfort she found in the world of ballet and the harsh realities of her own life, she had to choose to embrace both her identity and her dreams, and find the courage to be one of a kind. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged, and anxious thirteen-year-old to become one of America’s most groundbreaking dancers.

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Misty Copeland

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Rizzoli #ad - Scholastic. Touchstone Books. Delman’s talent for capturing movement is reflected in these images, all together building an intimate portrait of Copeland as an athlete, an artist, which range from formal ballet positions to more athletic poses and candid moments, and a woman. Aladdin. Copeland’s physique is what sculptures are modeled on, heralding the new physical ideal of strength and athleticism, beauty and grace.

The first authorized photographic tribute to the prolific and wildly inspiring ballerina, these unique and evocative artful color photographs by the celebrated photographer Gregg Delman, capture Misty's grace and strength, and are much anticipated by the worldwide audience who can't get enough of Misty.

This stunning volume of photographs captures the sculpturally exquisite and iconic ballerina. Misty copeland has single-handedly infused diversity and personality into the insular world of ballet, creating an unexpected resurgence of appreciation within contemporary popular culture. Rizzoli International Publications.

Misty Copeland #ad - With striking and vibrant color photographs, this incredibly intimate volume is a visual tribute to the brilliant mystique of Misty Copeland, showcasing both her grace and strength. Her story is famously what movies are made of, and in 2015 she became an icon and household name when she became the first African-American female principal dancer in the long and prestigious history the American Ballet Theatre.

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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

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Grand Central Life & Style #ad - An inspiring section on the importance of finding mentors, and eventually being one, plus excerpts from Misty's personal journal, round out this important book on grace and strength. The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.

Misty copeland believes "there has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway model. Touchstone Books. Rizzoli International Publications. Aladdin. In her first health and fitness book, misty will show women how to find the motivation to get healthier and stronger, and how to reshape their bodies to be lean and flexible, meal plans, with step-by-step advice, workout routines, and words of inspiration.

Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You #ad - Tips for motivation and words of encouragement as well as tips on how to keep going even when you may want to give up. Factory sealed DVD. Standards have changed: what women do want is a long, toned, powerful body with excellent posture. In other words, the body of a ballerina. Touchstone Books. Celebrating the importance of healthy fats and a fitness regimen based on ballet exercises, Misty shares her own time-tested exercises and an eating plan focusing on healthy fats, both of which keep her in top shape.

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