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INDEPENDENT LENS

A Young, Naive Ballerina Pays Her Dues

  • Aired: 02/08/2016
  • 02:14
  • Rating: NR
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary A Ballerina's Tale, Misty Copeland reflects back on her move to New York City as a wide-eyed teenager to join the Studio Company of American Ballet Theatre. “Young and naive,” she entered the ranks of more senior dancers, who delighted in teasing young starlets like Misty.
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A Ballerina's Tale premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 8, 2016.
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