A Ballerina's Tale Screening & Conversation with Misty Copeland, NYC

Misty Copeland in George Nelson’s A Ballerina's Tale | Photo: Oskar Landi. © Urban Romances, Inc. A Sundance Selects Release.

When: Monday, October 12, 2015 @ 7:30PM

Hot Spot: Buttenwieser Hall, NYC

Deets: 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.

Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame a tumultuous upbringing and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, Copeland’s journey is a hugely inspirational, universal tale of perseverance. Join Misty Copeland and Nelson George, director of the new feature documentary A Ballerina’s Tale (runtime 85 min.), for a screening of the film and a conversation.

Who You May Spot: Misty Copeland, Nelson George

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets start at $40 and are available now!

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